Confidence is Key for Students with Learning Differences

By the time many students get the needed testing for learning differences, they have already been beaten up emotionally due to poor academic performance.  Self-esteem is low.  Confidence is lacking.  These students have been characterized as lazy by teachers and peers.  And worse, the students themselves often think they are not intelligent. When students enroll […]

7 Steps to Encourage the Struggling Reader

Students with learning differences often struggle with reading.   As much as we may try, our efforts as educators and parents to help a struggling reader may be ineffective unless the student is willing to “have a go” at participating.   Fear of failure or embarrassment can result in the student’s unwillingness to put in the necessary […]