Millions of kids have learning and attention issues. But without the right support, many kids get written off as lazy or not smart. Find out how you can help rewrite their story.
Issues like dyslexia and ADHD are more common than many people think.
Learning and attention issues are brain-based difficulties. They can cause trouble with reading, writing, math, organization, focus and more.
Did you know? Students with learning disabilities drop out of high school at nearly 3x the rate of all students.
Did you know? 55% of young adults with learning disabilities have been involved with the justice system.
They are not a sign of low IQ. You can be very smart and have these issues.
Did you know? Working-age adults with learning disabilities are 2x as likely to be jobless as peers without disabilities.
The first step to understanding is realizing these issues aren't invisible—but too often the signs go unrecognized.
October is Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month.
Pierson’s dad: “It’s almost like being a kite in a hurricane. I knew something was wrong, but I didn’t know if I believed the ADHD diagnosis.”
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