Ways Parents Can Help

Teachers can provide guidance by encouraging parents to...

  • Learn more about learning disabilities.
  • Learn how your child learns best to motivate his/her learning.
  • Teach through your child’s areas of strength.
  • Respect and challenge your child’s natural intelligence.
  • Remember that mistakes don’t equal failure (“ it’s not the end of the world”).
  • Emphasize what your child CAN do!
  • Maintain a positive position with your child.
  • Use television or videos creatively.
  • Make sure books are at your child’s reading level.
  • Encourage your child to develop his/her special talent.

Useful Resources for Parents