What is Dysgraphia?

Types of Learning Disabilities: What is Dysgraphia?

With the several types of learning disabilities known, it is not uncommon for your child to have one.  Having a learning disability does not mean your child is unintelligent.  Many times, children with a learning disability struggle in one or two subjects of schoolwork, yet they are highly intelligent in other subjects.

Special Needs App: Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is a useful tool for people who have difficulty typing or translating their thoughts into written words. This voice recognition app is powered by Dragon Naturally Speaking and allows the user to speak the content of emails, text messages, notes or even status updates for social networking sites and immediately see the text appear on the screen. 

Conference Watch: International Dyslexia Association Reading and Learning Conference in Chicago, November 9-12

Every year, the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) holds a four-day conference to bring people together and to spread knowledge about dyslexia and other learning difficulties. The conference, which is one of the largest conferences in the country and held in a different city each year, has been held for 62 years and gives parents, educators, individuals with learning difficulties, and all avid supporters of the IDA, an opportunity to come together and learn from one other.

Agency Spotlight: The International Dyslexia Association

Watching a child struggle with reading, writing, and other academic areas can be heartbreaking for parents and other family members. The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) strives to help parents of dyslexic children, as well as, others with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences overcome these challenges.