What is OCD?

What is OCD?

Most people will check to make sure they’ve turned off the stove after cooking or turned off the lights when leaving the house.  While the impulse to check things is a typical human condition, people with OCD feel the need to check things...

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What Exactly IS Dyslexia?

What Exactly IS Dyslexia?

The word dyslexia was coined in 1895 but didn’t come into common usage until the 1960s. The word comes from the Greek roots dys, meaning “abnormal” or “difficult,” and lexis, meaning “word” or “speech.” At its most basic level, dyslexia literally...

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What is Dyslexia?

What is Dyslexia?

How to Figure Out if Child Has Dyslexia Dyslexia is a common learning disorder that affects many children and adults.  The proper recognition of dyslexia can help children and adults manage their learning disability and even help them...

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What is Asperger’s?

What is Asperger’s?

Discovering the Truth About Asperger’s — What Is Asperger’s? Among many special needs children and disorders, one that is commonly misunderstood is Asperger’s Disorder.  In fact, many children with Asperger’s can go many years, even...

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What is Dysgraphia?

What is Dysgraphia?

Types of Learning Disabilities: What is Dysgraphia? With the several types of learning disabilities known, it is not uncommon for your child to have one.  Having a learning disability does not mean your child is unintelligent.  Many...

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The Road to Diagnosis

The Road to Diagnosis

Many parents of children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome follow a long, twisting path as they try to find out what is going on with their child.  Many children with AS are initially diagnosed with everything from ADHD to mood...

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What is Adult ADHD?

What is Adult ADHD?

ADHD and ADD are terms most often associated with children, but ADHD in adults is commonly misunderstood and unmentioned in many reports.  Many children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder will carry these characteristics into their...

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What is Dyspraxia

What is Dyspraxia

Out of several learning disabilities, dyspraxia is not one commonly heard by many people.  Dyspraxia affects about two percent of children, the majority of which are males.  Like many other disabilities, dyspraxia can vary in its degree...

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