In the field of learning disabilities there is a lot of talk about executive function. The NCLD has a whole page about it. It involves Executive function is a set of mental processes that helps connect past experience with present action. People use it to perform activities such as planning, organizing, strategizing, paying attention to… [Continue Reading]
In previous posts I’ve looked at accommodations at work and at school and I’ve asked “who are they accommodating?” Now, accommodations at home for people with nonverbal learning disorder.
In this post I discussed accommodations at school; in this one – accommodations at work; in a future post I will discuss accommodations at home. But today, I want to discuss a more general question: Who are they accommodating?
In a recent post I discussed accommodations at work. Now, I’ll discuss the much larger topic of accommodations at school. Larger, at least, because more has been written about it.
Kids grow up and that includes kids with NLD. They (nearly all of them, anyway) need to go to work. Many people with NVLD will need accommodations at work. Others won’t exactly need them, but may do better with them than without. Unfortunately, the accommodations at work are not mandated and not standard. You have… [Continue Reading]
School age children with learning disabilities often have difficulties. Sometimes, people (teachers, parents, administrators, psychologists, the kids themselves) try to divide the problems into academic, social and behavioral. Maybe this is sometimes useful, but often, it’s a false division. All three play into each other in a sort of vicious circle; and the start of… [Continue Reading]