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Dec 15, 2003
... If it is only a matter of spelling only, it may be a problem with memorization skills. ... (3 replies)
Dec 14, 2003
... Is there such a thing as a spelling disability? ... (3 replies)
... ike I said kind of inventive but sometimes I spell how it sounds and sometimes it is just completely off and with long words I have a lot of trouble sounding and spelling them out. I usually start out okay but then half way through it doesn't even make sense. ... (2 replies)

... Spelling is not an academic subject. It is merely a curtesy to the reader. That is why spelling is separate from reading and math when an assessment is given. ... (16 replies)
Dec 27, 2003
... he was trying to memorize every letter in each word. That would stretch any one's mind. If you sound out a word by its syllables, you are more than halfway to spelling it correctly. Of course, there are irregular words that this doesn't work on, but it will work on most words. ... (3 replies)
... It could in fact be a learning disability. What is sounds like to me though, is something called Auditory Processing Disorder. People with APD actually have normal hearing and intelligence, but have trouble paying attention to and remembering information presented orally, problems carrying out multistep directions, poor listening skills, need more time to process information... (3 replies)
... I just noticed this board as I was going to another board and thought I'd post this in case it might be helpful to anyone. My son is almost 8 and going into second grade in the fall. We held him back in kindergarten. He's very athlectic and quick on the draw verbally, he can out think alot of people but he never got it when it came to letters and numbers. We had him tested... (0 replies)
... Hi was on here doing some research on other stuff and came across this board.I don't know if this will help but my son also has lots of learning problems and can't hardly write,spell and has problems reading,he has dyslexiaalong with other problems and has struggled for so many years.That was til last year,then we changed schools and hit the best teaching staff ever if you... (15 replies)
... I would also like to note that his older sister has a learning disability . ... (15 replies)
... I think it's more common than you may think. I work with one such student. To put it into layman's terms, he "gets" a lot of things, but when it comes time to put those same things to paper or practical application - he just can't. So, we've been teaching him strictly through auditory means, but I fear that won't help him much in the long run. :( He really is a very... (2 replies)
... learned that his teacher has had dyslexia her entire life. Also, she moved him beside her desk because she had the same disability. Why did she not recognize his disability and why was the information not passed on to her prior to the beginning of school this year? ... (5 replies)
... Having a 3rd grader diagnosed with a reading writing learning disability and ADHD the summer b4 2nd grade, I know what this is like. ... (5 replies)
... Having a 3rd grader diagnosed with a reading writing learning disability and ADHD the summer b4 2nd grade, I know what this is like. ... (5 replies)
... Ask a friend to help you read about Dyslexia. Most are able to overcome this learning disability by taping their class lessons and taking tests verbally instead on having to read and write the answers. ... (1 replies)
... just can't get through to him. I'm taking him to be tested his IQ and all but the school said it don't matter what he does on it or if it says he has a learning disability if he scores higher on their test then hrs fine and don't need help. ... (2 replies)
... Hi all, My daughter is 8 and just finished the 2nd grade in a private school. She was tested at the end of kindergarten (total struggle to get public school to test her). they said she was too smart to be considered special ed, but she defintely had learning disability--just not sure what it was. She did not qualify for reading aid through public shcool, but the private... (4 replies)
New and need help
May 22, 2009
... It doesn't sound like dyslexia to me thought, because your spelling is perfect. ... (2 replies)
... I have the same thing. I have an IQ of 140 with Dyslexia as a learning disability. I also had trouble with reading comprehension. I have trouble with saying the correct words yet some times I can describe things clearly and surprise my self. I learned to use tools in my favor. I use a computer with a spell checker and a dictionary for writing. Sometimes I can not believe... (2 replies)
Auditory issue?
Jul 16, 2006
... Hey! Well, I am a Special Education teacher and can only offer my opinion from the little info from your post - I would definitely ask the district to give her standardized achievement tests, such as the WISC-III or of the such. Also knowing her IQ score will help - you say she gets A's and B's - good for her! Just keep praising her for all of her hard work. If you think... (7 replies)
... Hello Ralinda30 My son is 8, and he has a learning disability, When the teacher called me in to have a meeting with the special ed teacher and the princible and her, they told me they thought he would benifit for going to a school with special ed classes where he could get the help he needed all day, instead of just an hour a day at the school he was at, although I... (12 replies)

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