Does Dyslexia affect far more boys than girls? Truth and facts debunked

dyslexia girls and boys

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON MAY 09, 2023 For years, the prevailing belief has been that dyslexia affects far more boys than girls. As a result, many girls with dyslexia may have gone undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, struggling in silence as they navigate a world that often fails to understand the complexities of their learning disorder. Imagine … Read more

Common Signs Of Learning Disabilities In Adults

Sign of Learning Disability

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON APRIL 20, 2023 Learning disabilities are like a hallway in a large mansion. They are narrow and restrictive, but they do open into spacious rooms filled with opportunities for growth and success.” – Rick Lavoie Learning disabilities are often thought of as a condition that only affects children. However, this is … Read more

Functional Behavior Assessment: Cruciality in Special Education explored

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Why do some students exhibit challenging behavior in special education classrooms? How can we address these behaviors to ensure they achieve their full potential? The answer lies in a crucial tool known as Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA).  As a caregiver, teacher, or parent, it’s essential to understand why some students may display challenging behavior in … Read more

Support And Help For Adults With Learning disabilities

support and help for adults

Imagine waking up every day with a desire to live your life to the fullest, only to be held back by a learning difficulty. Tasks that others take for granted can become daunting obstacles to overcome, and the world can seem like a confusing and overwhelming place. For many adults with learning difficulties, these challenges … Read more

What is SLD in special education? Meaning and types of learning disabilities explored

specific learning disabilities

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON APRIL 08, 2023 In the realm of special education, SLD stands for Specific Learning Disabilities. It is an umbrella term encompassing a range of learning difficulties that affect how individuals process, understand, and express information. SLD is not indicative of intelligence or effort but rather reflects a unique cognitive processing style. … Read more

10 Mental Health Awareness Activities For High School Students

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Mental health is a topic that is often shrouded in silence, shame, and stigma. High school can be a particularly challenging time for students, who may be facing academic pressures, social isolation, and a range of personal struggles that can take a toll on their mental well-being. But it doesn’t have to be this way. … Read more

9 Effective Strategies For Cognitive Learning

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In today’s fast-paced world, learning is no longer just a requirement for academic success, but a lifelong necessity for personal and professional growth. However, with so much information available at our fingertips, it can be challenging to retain and apply what we learn effectively. That’s where cognitive learning strategies come in – powerful tools that … Read more

10 Life Skills Activities For Special Needs Students

life skills activities

Aren’t we always willing to put the best foot forward? May it be a cooking competition or simply dressing for dinner, we tend to do it all perfectly. While many of us prefer discipline with timings, some of us are more concerned about organizing things. Do you wonder where this comes from? Students get exposure … Read more

How Do Students With Dyslexia Solve Math Differently?

dyslexic and math

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON FEBRUARY 16, 2023 Math can be a daunting subject for many students, but for those with dyslexia, the challenge can seem insurmountable. It’s important to note that students with dyslexia or dyscalculia are not “bad at math“; rather, they simply approach mathematical problems differently.  It is a specific learning difficulty that … Read more