Maybe you’re concerned that your child is struggling with reading, writing, time management, hyperactivity or other issues. Or you might already know that your child has dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive functioning issues, ADHD or another condition. No matter your situation, in this group you’ll find parents who understand what you’re going through.
My son is a second grader and he struggles with paying attention and concentrating on his work. I want to know what can I do as a parent to help him?
1 day ago
in Attention Issues
Help me figure this out
These are such good questions, @Rehmar! Tell us: Do you have experience trying to navigate working with schools to help a child with a learning or attention issue? You clearly have a handle on this topic! ;)
She was diagnosed by professionals at our local children's hospital. She does have a 504 plan and she is in a special study hall where they go over the day's math homework together. We have just met with a center that diagnoses learning problems and the first... Read More
2 days ago
in Math Issues
Written Expression Instruction help
Hi @Andcan, Welcome to Understood. I’m so glad I found your post, as I’ve been wondering that exact same thing for my own son as well. And you put it into words “writing expression.” It’s not that my son can’t write his letters it’s the different types of... Read More
3 days ago
in Reading and Writing Issues
Horrified and discouraged
Hi @Babykaly, as I said to @rhymia1, there are differences between IEPs and 504 plans, but that doesn't mean that 504 plans are worthless. Understood has an article that talks about your right with the 504 plan process “At a Glance: Your Rights in the 504... Read More
To ADHD or not to ADHD, that is the real question here.
That's awesome Momofthree83! it's a roller coaster, you've got that right!
Hi! I have a 9 yr old soon to be 10 yr old young man, and his issues are getting more and more prominent the older he gets. He has issues with reading, writing, spelling, talking etc
He is currently now getting tested at school for everything that is out... Read More
Is it ADD
Hi! I have a 10 year old daughter, very sweet girl that has struggled since kindergarten with attention, but the teachers didn't think she had Add, now she is in 4th grade and I decided to have her check for Add, that I'm as a parent I'm sure she has. Lately... Read More
My son is in 6th grade and he still counts with his fingers.
I am so worry that he will never learn multiplication, money, time etc. It kills me to think about his future. We are a family of 4 and my husband is very sick. I feel like I will soon be alone and afraid my child will not be ready with basics to have a... Read More
Hi @Babykaiy, Welcome to Understood. It sounds like you’re concerned about your daughter, and there are a lot of resources on Understood that can help you as well as lots of other families going through similar journeys on these boards. You mentioned that she... Read More
5 days ago
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