How to detect if a child suffers a learning disorder
When a child begins to bring bad results from school, it does not always have to be related to their behavior, or to being more or less clueless. Sometimes. it is a symptom that presents a learning problem such as dyslexia or dysgraphia. The essential thing in these cases is to detect as soon as pos
When a child begins to bring bad results from school, it does not always have to be related to their behavior, or to being more or less clueless. Sometimes. it is a symptom that presents a learning problem such as dyslexia or dysgraphia.
The essential thing in these cases is to detect as soon as possible whether the child's low school performance is a consequence of a bigger problem such as a learning disorder. If you want to know which signals you should be careful to know if your child suffers from any, we give you some simple guidelines recommended by the experts of Innea.How to know if your child may have a learning disorder
Beware of these warning signs that may make us suspect that our child has some type of learning problem:
- If you see that your child
abuseswith your fingers, help him to improve the mental calculation by making him calculate, for example, the change of the purchase of the supermarket.If, over time, it does not improve and, moreover, you confuse the mathematical signs, you probably have a problem such as dyscalculia. - Does your child have trouble spelling words? Test him by asking him to spell 8-letter words, then 7, etc. If you see that it costs you too much, that you do not dare to read aloud and that you confuse certain letters when reading, it is possible that it is a dyslexia disorder.
- Do you feel thatyour son does not pay attention to you and constantly repeats an attitude even if you have already scolded him for it?Do you have trouble concentrating on a task and do not think before you act? Surely they are symptoms of an undiagnosed ADHD, the best thing is that you go to a specialist to approach your case in a multidisciplinary way and help you control your impulses.
- Even if you detect symptoms ofdyslexia or dysgraphia, do not worry if you are not yet 8 years old porque, because at that age they are still learning to read and write and it is normal for them to cost.
However, if you see that it gets older and continues to confuse letters and numbers,it is likely that then you will have some of these disorders.