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6 Early Signs of Dyscalculia

Parents frequently come to me for an evaluation because their child is struggling with math, and I’m tasked with determining the cause of those struggles. One potential cause of math difficulties is dyscalculia, a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by impairments in basic mathematical skills. In school-aged children, these impairments can be reflected in many ways, including challenges with math calculation, applied math skills (e.g., working with money or time), or math fluency. However, it…

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Signs Your Child May Have Dyslexia

If your child has been struggling with reading throughout school, you may have wondered if they have dyslexia. What’s also known as a specific learning disability in reading, dyslexia is a specific pattern of reading challenges involving poor spelling and word decoding, a slow reading rate and low comprehension. While more obvious indicators of possible dyslexia include letter and number reversals and switching the order of letters and words on the page, dyslexia can come…

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