Learning Disabilities Awareness Month 2021

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month! This month is a special time where we discuss, consider and inform others about children and adults with learning differences.

What does the average person know about learning disabilities?

There are a variety of learning disabilities that can include:

Students with learning disabilities often have trouble with reading and writing. Without support, this can negatively affect the development of their literacy skills, progression through school and post-secondary and job prospects as adults. With good strategies and techniques, literacy educators can help learners feel confident and empowered.

For more information about supporting people with learning disabilities, check out the information and resources at the these websites:

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