Good Sensory Learning Blog — academic testing

Why Early Detection for Struggling Students is Important

Posted by Erica Warren on

Struggling students often show signs of academic problems at an early age.  They may complain about homework, independent reading, or going to school altogether.  Parents might also witness other telltale signs such as trouble tying shoes, difficulties following directions, or maintaining focus, to name a few.  With large class sizes, it is not uncommon for bright kids with learning disabilities to remain unrecognized, and they can slip through the system. Why is Early Testing for Learning Disabilities Important?  Seeking screeners and a comprehensive psychoeducational evaluation, when signs first arise, can help a struggling student uncover the root problems.  If they are given the...

Read more →