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Learning Difficulties (LD) and Intelligence Quotient (IQ)

The common misconception that most people have regarding people with learning difficulties (LD) is that they are inherently less intelligent and lazy. Ironically, people with LD is not as perceived but rather that they learn at a slower pace and in a different manner from the rest. In this article, we are going to clarify what exactly is a learning

Food and Learning Difficulties

Food is one of the most important among our basic needs. Aside from keeping us alive and going, food does a lot of wonder in our body that we may never know. As to the saying “You are what you eat”, the food that we eat reflects us as a person. Thus, it’s very important for us to have a proper and healthy diet. Aside from its physiological ef

Intellectual Disability (ID)

  Intellectual Disability is a developmental disorder characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior. This disability originates before the age of 18. (Disabilities, Definition of intellectual disability, 2013)   Intellectual functioning refers an i

ADHD – A Difference in Perspective

ADHD is one of the most common difficulty diagnosed in children. ADHD or Attention- Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a behavioral syndrome caused by abnormalities in the development of the brain. The most observed characteristics of people with ADHD are being hyperactive, having difficulty in focusing and short attention span. Although i

Understanding Dyslexia

What is it like to have dyslexia? We may have come across the word ‘dyslexia’ from time to time, but do we really understand what it means? Dyslexia is the most common type of learning difficulty. People with dyslexia are characterized by their inability to read and write properly. Characteristic features of dyslexia are difficu

Attention Issues in Children with Learning Difficulties

Attention issues in children with learning difficulties are quite common. It is a major indication of ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). People with ADHD tend to have short attention span. They have difficulty in focusing and tend to be more hyperactive. They are unabl

Misconceptions About Learning Difficulties

Learning difficulties has always been a sensitive topic to discuss. Hearsays here and there made it more complicated. People have different views about it because some information that are given to them or they believe in may not be true.

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The Importance of Teaching Your Children to Do Household Chores.

Parents always want the best for their children and giving them the best education is always on top of the list. But if you think education is all they need, maybe you should think twice. A lot of opportunities for learning have been developed for children of different ages nowadays.  Aside from sending their children to regular academic schools,

How Multitasking Affects Children In Learning?

While it is considered as a good skill especially for people in the workforce, multitasking is actually not a good idea in terms of learning. Multitasking is not advisable especially for children because it has a negative effect in their learning abilities. With the rise of digital era, children are grown to do several things at a time. Watching T

Training Eye Contact in Communication

Parenting Children with Learning Difficulties: Training Eye Contact in Communication?

Given that the eyes are the windows to the soul, eye contact is an important aspect of communication for people to see through the various emotions and body language that people consciously or subconsciously