Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Learning Disability11/27/13
(HealthDay News) -- Having a learning disability is challenging
for a child, and parents must do their best to help boost
The National Center for Learning Disabilities mentions these
- Look at the world as your child would, and be sympathetic to
his or her struggles.
- Communicate respectfully, taking time to answer questions and
- Plan for one-on-one time, so your child doesn't have to fight
for your attention.
- Love and appreciate your child for who he or she is.
- Don't blow mistakes out of proportion, but use them as learning
opportunities. Let your child make decisions.
- Highlight your child's strengths, and encourage positive
relationships and social interactions.
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