If you know ten families with children, then it is more than probable that at least one of those families has a child with special needs.
What makes them exceptional may not be “obvious”, such as in the case of cerebral palsy, but a hidden disorder that may go unnoticed until kindergarten or later.
In fact, one of the most pervasive disorders that impacts children of school age is SLD– Specific Learning Disabilities.
Some may consider SLD as an overgeneralization and call it “dyslexia”. But in truth, SLD is a bit more complicated than that! [Read more…]