What To Do When You Discover That Your Child Has Learning Disability


Childhood is the most sensitive stage of an individual's life. An individual's character is formed during childhood. It is the foundation of an individual’s life.

Every parent wants their child to acquire a good education and learn to read and write, become educated and be happy in life. Naturally there will be a lot of anguish when the parent discovers that their child has a learning disability.

Once the anguish is over the parents have to face the challenge helping the child overcome the learning ability. In this article we will basically discuss what the parent should do when they discover that the  child has learning disability.

The first and foremost thing is to be strong, determined and optimistic. The parent should not panic as they have to set an example before the child and be a pillar of strength for the child. This is absolutely essential if the parent is to help the child overcome a learning disability.

The parent has to  recognize hidden potential and enroll him in a school that provides an encouraging environment.  The school should recognize the child’s hidden talents and help the child in nurturing them. There are a number of such schools which cater to the needs of children with learning disabilities.

Creating a congenial atmosphere at home is equally important for the growth of your child. .Encourage the child  to do  homework and take out adequate time so that the child can play.

Treat the child as a normal individual. This will help the child in becoming a useful member of society.