I often have parents discuss with me their confusion regarding the diagnosis of a Specific Learning Disorder. One issue of potential misunderstanding is that Reading Difficulties are often referred to by alternative terms. Secondly, there is often confusion regarding what defines disordered reading
If your child suffers from a math’s disorder, they likely have difficulty understanding simple number facts or procedures. For example, they may have difficulty solving basic math’s problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.
A Language Disorder often affects a child’s ability to use words to convey what they want to say, as well as their ability to process and understand what other people say. Approximately 5-6% of school-aged children suffer from either a speech or language problem.
The WISC-V is a useful test for measuring your child’s strengths and weaknesses. It can be an essential component of the diagnosis of certain academic problems or strengths such as Dyslexia, Intellectual Disability or Giftedness in children aged 6 years through to 16 years and 11 months.