Learning Disabilities & Dyslexia
It is estimated that 10% of the school-aged population has at least one learning disability. Learning disabilities affect how a child understands, processes, and responds to new information.
- Is your child’s academic performance below average?
- Does your child struggle with reading, writing, or math skills?
- Does your child constantly fail to complete homework?
- Has your child been held back in school?
- Does your child have trouble with stamina while studying?
- Are you placing excessive or unrealistic pressure on your child to achieve academic success?
Dyslexia is the name for specific learning disabilities in reading. Dyslexia is often characterized by difficulties with accurate word recognition, decoding and spelling. Dyslexia may cause problems with reading comprehension and slow down vocabulary growth.
NYC Comprehensive Psychological Services, P.C. can help you identify if your child has a learning disability or dyslexia. We use neuropsychological testing to determine whether or not an individual has dyslexia or a learning disability. Identification of learning disabilities by a qualified professional can help your child get the support he or she needs to experience a successful future, both in and out of school.
As a parent, you may be worried that your child seems unable to succeed and produce all the work required at school. Perhaps, you feel stressed when the phone rings and hear about incomplete class work, failing grades, or a melt down during reading. We understand your struggles and challenges.
NYCCPS can help you understand the signs and symptoms of a learning disability, as well as, identify your child’s strengths, and current needs. A comprehensive evaluation can help you advocate more effectively for your child and can make make a big difference in your child’s future.
Children do better in school when parents talk often with teachers and become involved. As a parent, you are in the best position to inform the school about your child's needs and capacities. The more engaged you are, the greater the chance of academic success for yor child.
For more information about Learning Disabilities please visit, www.ldanatl.org