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Top 10 Tips for Parents Who Have a Child with LD

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Keep a Profile of What Your Child Does Well


This can be important for your child at school and on a personal level. Too many times in the school arena, we tend to focus on the areas in which a child needs to improve. A "Strengths Profile" can help teachers and parents remember areas in which the child excels and that can be used to build curriculum that is meaningful to the child. A "Strengths Profile" is also a handy tool parents can use to banish the times when a child is feeling frustrated, a failure, or unable to cope.

Next: Help Your Child Understand the Effect the Learning Disability will Have on Him

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