' Us and Our Education' is a 28min Documentary exploring learning disbilites within school and through to the work place. Many people struggle with the inability to learn in a conventional way but with patience and help, they can get through life as normal human beings.
Learning disabilities affect the brain's ability to receive, process, analyze, or store information. These problems can make it difficult for a student to learn as quickly as others - but they have nothing to do with a person's intelligence. They surface often in school, the learning environment, although many people who don't know the symptoms can hurt the child by labeling them slow or stupid. This resource can help the parent or teacher identity if their child has difficulty learning thanks to a disability.
Once the parent or teacher has managed to figure out that their child may have a learning disability, what is next? This resource can help you pinpoint what may be the learning disability of the child, how to deal with it and what kind of diagnosis or treatment the child may require.
This resource will help clarify the difference between a learning disability and a learning disorder. The latter is a separate, clinically diagnosed condition that requires a different treatment.
Do you think your child has a learning disability? Learn about the first steps you should take if you are a parent of a child who is struggling in school. With the help of teachers and counselors, your child can get through this and dramatically improve at their own pace.
It is confusing for parents when they encounter the fact that their child may not be able to keep up with other kids in class but with the help of the teacher, it's possible. This resources gets into the heart of teaching and parenting coming together to help the child.
In the case that it is the teacher who has successfully identified the learning disability in the child, they have the responsibility to inform the parent and then design a strategy to help the child in the classroom. Children with learning disabilities will often frustrate the teacher as they require more attention but with some patience, they will adjust and learn to cope with the rest of the class.