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Archive for the ‘Learning Disability Diagnosis’ Category

My Journey #2: Language Learning Disability and Immigration

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Listening and speaking is such an everyday occurrence, we hardly notice the mechanisms that actually make it happen. So it isn’t too surprising that evaluators often overlook, or simply don’t consider, a learning disability that involves the processing of language. But those who work with aphasia, or experience it, know what I am talking about. A language learning disability (LLD) is like a mild form of aphasia. Children or adults who have LLD struggle ... Read More »

Qualifying LD Children for Public Services

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

This blog entry explores the history and current state of how we identify and qualify children with learning disabilities for publicly-funded educational assistance to meet their unique needs. Identifying Children with Learning Disabilities In the 1970s, when the concept of learning disability (LD) was first introduced, professionals, school districts and parents wanted to know what defined a learning disability in order to have some means of defining who could get public assistance. Since 1975, identification of ... Read More »

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