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Learning Difficulties 

Some common symptoms of learning difficulties include:​

  • Dislikes to read

  • Dislikes to write

  • Difficulty completing homework​

  • Impulsive, poor planning

  • Difficulty hearing the sounds in words

  • Confuses similar words

  • Confuses math symbols

  • Difficulty memorizing facts

  • Poor pencil grip and penmanship

An Alternative Plan

  • Non-Tutorial: learning skills, not specific content

  • Individual: one on one skilled cognitive mediation

  • Integrative: stimulating both perceptual and academic skills

  • All-Age Inclusive: Enhancing thinking for students at all ages of life beginning with third grade

  • Intervention: On average, students require three years of intervention, though some may require more or less depending on their specific learning needs.

NILD. The Parent's Guide. Chesapeake, VA: NILD

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