3 Top Myths About Kids with Learning Disabilities (LD)

Learning disabilities are more common than most people think, but widely misunderstood. It is widely believed by educational psychologists that more than one in 10 people in the general population (children and adults) have a learning disability. Myth: Learning disabilities occur in people with low intelligence. In fact: a learning disability can only be diagnosed in someone who has average or higher cognitive ability. Many famously successful … Continue reading 3 Top Myths About Kids with Learning Disabilities (LD)

Stigma Hates Company: 5 Ways to Challenge Stigma as a Community

Among the challenges in contemporary education is the fight against stigma aimed at the 1 in 5 who learn differently. Stigma in education can keep a child struggling. However, we all have the tools to make a difference. The 1 in 5 who learn differently can be among the most powerful voices in fighting stigma, and in bringing along the 4 in 5 as well, … Continue reading Stigma Hates Company: 5 Ways to Challenge Stigma as a Community