Indicators of Learning Differences

  • Lack of reading fluency 
  • Lack of awareness of sounds in words
  • Difficulty in encoding and decoding single words
  • Difficulty in sequencing
  • Directional confusion (e.g. b/w right and left)
  • Difficulty in spelling
  • Reversing letters and/or numbers
  • Lack of motor coordination
  • Mirror writing
  • Underdeveloped comprehension skills
  • Difficulty in expressive and receptive language skills.
  • Problems in organizing thoughts and difficulty in putting them down on paper
  • Difficulty in speech/pronunciation
  • Ambidexterity
  • Difficulty with numbers and mathematical concepts

 

Secondary behavioural and emotional problems may occur if any of the above symptoms exist wholly or partially in a child.
Consequently, this leads to poor self-esteem, depression, frustration, and anxiety.

  • Short attention span
  • Difficulty following instructions
  • Forgetful 
  • Poor judge of time
  • Disorganized
  • Easily bored
  • Low frustration level
  • Hyperactive
  • Impulsive
  • Destructive and /or aggressive

 

Secondary behavioural and emotional problems may occur if any of the above symptoms exist wholly or partially in a child.
Consequently, this leads to poor self-esteem, depression, frustration, and anxiety.