Learning Disability. Have your child evaluated either in school by a school psychologist or privately by a licensed psychologist. An individual psychological evaluation with a strong educational component can help determine if your child has a learning disability.
Testing. The typical kid with learning disabilities will start showing problems in the early school years as their issues become evident to teachers. Specific learning issues must be defined by one on one testing by someone using appropriate testing materials.
Academic performance. Poor grades & low scores on standardized tests can reflect many different issues.Language-based learning disabilities are common in children who had language delays & in those who have a strong family history of ld. Handwriting problems may occur in a child who had fine motor delays. Ask the teacher about educational supports. Response to intervention drives testing for ld by the school district.