During the early days of instruction, it is important for moms and dads to learn how to spot the warning signs of learning disabilities, which affect 15 to 20 percent of American schoolchildren.
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Early diagnosis and intervention with the help of learning disabilities tests are key to helping children who have cognitive problems live healthier lives.
There are many factors that may interfere with optimal brain performance: inborn learning disabilities, genetic conditions, traumatic brain injuries and so on. Such variables may lead to problems with memory, attention and the ability to process new information.
Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital may have found a way to use EEG tests to distinguish the brain wave patterns of autistic children from average kids.
As of 2007, about 5.4 million American children between the ages of 4 and 17 have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Infants who demonstrate poor head and neck control may be at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or language and social developmental delays. These results suggest that simple evaluations of motor skills at six months of age may make effective early learning disabilities tests.
Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center concluded that the existing learning disabilities tests that are used to diagnose autism may be inappropriate for girls who have Rett syndrome, a disease that affects one in every 10,000 female children.
Researchers from Florida argue that standard IQ tests may incorrectly label autistic children as intellectually disabled, as reported by the On Special Education blog.
Results from an ongoing study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas, Dallas, suggest that specific language impairments (SLI) are part of a continuum of language skills rather than a separate class of disorders.
Kindergarteners who have strong attention skills may be more likely to be fully engaged with future schoolwork as well as the adult workforce, according to researchers from the University of Montreal and CHU Sainte-Justine.