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What do you suggest if my child is 6 and is frustrated with learning to read and math skillsneed suggestions?

What do you suggest if my child is 6 and is frustrated with learning to read and math skillsneed suggestions?

Psychometric testing: Psychometric testing is a battery of tests that can help identify learning delays, dyslexia, dyspraxia, language disorders, etc. Normally a psychologist will conduct the tests and make recommendations for intervention. This can be requested independently, or in conjunction with your child's school (school resources vary widely). Best of luck to you both. ...Read more

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I have learning disabilitys in math and spelling I feel if I work on my working memory it will help what r some good exorsizes tips ex. I could do?

I have learning disabilitys in math and spelling I feel if I work on my working memory it will help what r some good exorsizes tips ex. I could do?

Try Learning Rx: This is not in my area of expertise, but I am aware of a unique company called learning rx that has been very successful in helping identify areas of learning weakness and using exercises / training to improve these weaknesses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do I have a learning disability f I can't do math as well at 60?

Do I have a learning disability f I can't do math as well at 60?

Unlikely: Most mental functions diminish to some extent as we age. The first to go seems to be the remembrance of names and faces. Anyway, most slow down a little in mathematical ability, less so if math is an important part of their life. Exercise, even mental exercise, usually responds to frequent use. If you did not have a "learning disability" at a younger age, you probably dont have this now. ...Read more

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Is it a math learning disorder, something else or am I just not smart enough to remember numbers?

Is it a math learning disorder, something else or am I just not smart enough to remember numbers?

Hard to say.: Not remembering numbers probably has more to do with short-term or working memory. A math learning disorder is diagnosed when someone has much more problem with basic math than would be expected for their level of intelligence--enough so to interfere with school or work performance--despite adequate instruction. ...Read more

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My 9 yr old son has tested positive for add, but he does well in math, but poorly in language arts, could he have a learning disabilities?

My 9 yr old son has tested positive for add, but he does well in math, but poorly in language arts,  could he have a learning disabilities?

Yes: The learning disabilities occur at a frequency of about 40% with add or adhd kids. Evaluation by a masters or phd level psychologist using individual tests is the standard for defining learning strengths & weaknesses. Sometimes the schools will sponsor this or it can be done privately. ...Read more

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My memory is very poor. I cannot remember new names, any math above basic multiplication, and my handwriting is illegible. What could cause this?

My memory is very poor.  I cannot remember new names, any math above basic multiplication, and my handwriting is illegible.  What could cause this?

More information..: We would need to know what has happened in prior years. Is this something new or this has been ongoing? Is this getting worse? You would need to see your doctor( preferably a Neurologist) first and find out what could be a physical cause for this. If everything is fine you might need a psychological evaluation for any learning disabilities you might be presenting. ...Read more

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I need help with my math homework?

Need help: If you need help with your math homework please discuss this with your teacher. Hard to do but don't be shy! ...Read more

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How to increase the slow learning problem?

How to increase the slow learning problem?

I think you meant to: Ask: how 2 decrease a slow learning problem. Different people learn at different paces. Some simple ways: 1)study in a quiet place with few distractions. 2)use books on tape if u are a slow reader, have someone read 2 u. 3)use memory enhancing techniques (make words from 1st letter of lists of what u want 2 remember (egbdf every good boy does fine 4 musical notes). 4) get a tutor or specialist. ...Read more

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What is the role of the axon in learning and development?

What is the role of the axon in learning and development?

Arms and legs: The neuron is the cell of the brain that is involved in learning and development. They need to be connected to other neurons to communicate. The axon is the arms or legs of the neuron that connect one neuron from another one. Without them, no communication and no learning and development. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: learning difficulties?

What is the definition or description of: learning difficulties?

Isolated problems: A learning disorder is defined on the basis of a discrepancy between a person's overall intelligence and accomplishments in a specific area of learning such as reading or mathematics. Imagine someone with an iq of 120 (bright) who, despite adequate exposure to the subject, is reading at a level 2-3 years below age level. The combination of overall capacity and specific deficiency is the key. ...Read more

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