Dyscalculia : Causes, Symptoms, and Prevalence

Dyscalculia, in broad terms, is a life-long learning disability pertaining to numbers and arithmetic skills. It is sometimes confused with math anxiety, which has a different pathology, but which often presents in similar ways. This article deals mostly with ‘developmental dyscalculia’, which is distinguishable from ‘acquired dyscalculia’ in that the latter is as a result […]

The Department of Education & Learning Disability Funding In The Era of Betsy DeVos

The Trump administration’s culture of unaccountability is no secret to anybody with their eye on the news. Whether it be human rights violations at the border, the transformation of the Supreme Court to a partisan tool of presidential legislation or the rolling back of civil rights for millions of Americans, the current administration’s murky exploits […]

Asperger Syndrome in adults: bring on the technical, not so much the social

Asperger’s syndrome is an inherited developmental neurological disorder of genetic origin. It falls into the category of autism spectrum disorders or autism. Asperger’s syndrome has no intellectual disability or language delay. Asperger Syndrome in adults means an individual’s life plays out in their own world. They are usually isolated from others, so they may seem like strange people […]

All about writing disabilities and dysgraphia: The truth about scrawling and scribbling

Humankind underwent an unimaginable transformation in the last millennium. The Science Museum of London, England estimates that we communicated using language as much as 100,000 years ago. Historians posit that prior to the development of language, humans communicated through writing. Yet, many brilliant people over the centuries with dysgraphia and writing disabilities prospered, succeeded, and showed […]

Developmental language disorder

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Developmental language disorder (DLD) is identified when a child has problems with language development that continue into school age and beyond. The language problems have […]