How to Help Kids Talk About Learning Disabilities

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Sometimes opening up about learning differently is hard, but with practice, the rewards can be huge.


What You’ll Learn

  • Why is it important for kids to talk about learning disabilities?
  • Why is it hard for kids to talk about learning differently?
  • How can parents help kids speak up?

“I learn differently.” Three small words that can make a big difference for kids with learning issues. Sounds simple, right? Wrong.

When kids are struggling, speaking up can feel scary. To outsiders, the symptoms of learning issues can look like laziness or acting out. And kids who need help often end up in trouble instead. Helping kids talk about their learning differences can help. But many kids may feel embarrassed or ashamed of not being able to learn the way other kids do. Or just not know where to start or what to say. Click here to read more.