In dealing with a child who has a Learning Disability, the most important parental intervention is EARLY DETECTION followed by consultation with a psychologist who is experienced in psychoeducational testing. Below is a list of behavioral symptoms to help parents begin to identify signs that their child may have a Learning Disability. These symptoms listed below are intended to indicate the possibility for learning problems amongst preschool aged children:
1. language: problems with pronunciation, slow vocabulary growth, lack of interest in story telling
2. memory:trouble learning numbers, alphabet, days of the week, poor memory for routines
3. attention: trouble sitting still, extreme restlessness, lack of persistence in completing tasks
4. fine motor skills: trouble dressing him/herself i.e. buttoning buttons, tying laces, overall clumsiness, reluctance to draw freely or trace pictures.
5. other: trouble interacting with peers, trouble learning left from right; spacial confusion
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