*Flashback Friday*

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on November 2, 2017.   Demystifying Dyslexia — 2     During October’s Dyslexia Awareness Month, New York’s Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education posted an important series of articles on their...

*Flashback Friday*

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on October 19, 2015.   October Is LD Awareness Month     October is the month of raising awareness for causes which are bigger than ourselves. As you may know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month....

Learning To Fail For Success

  Research scientist Collin Diedrich, Ph.D. recounts his childhood days struggling to succeed in school with learning differences: The anxiety that comes with failure can be paralyzing when you grow up with learning disabilities, like I did. It’s that...

*Flashback Friday*

*This post originally appeared on The PediaBlog on August 24, 2017.   Executive Dysfunction   About 20% of American schoolchildren have a diagnosed (or diagnosable) problem affecting their ability to learn efficiently. We call these situations where there...

Learning Differently

  10-20% of American schoolchildren do not learn efficiently. That is, there is one (and sometimes more than one) obstacle to learning that exists somewhere in between their sensory organs (mostly eyes and ears collecting incoming information) and their motor...