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Learning Disabilities in Children: An Overview

An expert explains what a learning disability is and isn't -- and describes the signs to watch for in kids of different ages.

Dysgraphia: Learning disabilities in writing

Learn about this type of learning disability, what the symptoms are, and what strategies can help kids who struggle with it.

Nonverbal learning disabilities

Read answers to some of the most common questions about this well-publicized -- but somewhat controversial -- disorder.

Learning disabilities and educational testing

An interview with a school psychologist.

The myth of a quick fix for learning disabilities

Can learning disabilities be cured? Why are some programs and therapies for LD considered controversial? Learn how to be a wise consumer.

Questions to ask specialists who evaluate for learning disabilities

If you want to have your child privately tested for a learning disability, here are some key questions to ask the specialists you're considering.

Research Trends: Risk and Resilience in People With Learning Disabilities

Read what research tells us about protective factors that help kids with learning disabilities succeed despite their challenges. Asks: What Is It Like to Have a Learning Disability?

A young man with learning difficulties shares his personal story, in hopes of helping other kids still struggling in school.

What the Science Says: Effective Reading Interventions for Kids With Learning Disabilities

Research-based information and advice for sizing up reading programs and finding the right one for your child with a learning disability.

Helping Children From Other Cultures With Possible Learning Disabilities

Do you know a child from another culture who you suspect may have a learning disability? If so, learn how to approach the situation in a smart, sensitive way.