Learning Differences Boarding schools

LD boarding schools are schools that offer programs for students with learning differences, Learning disabilities or learning disorders. There are many of these kinds of schools around USA and Europe.

A learning disorder is a problem with learning in which a person can't learn in the typical way. It's a neurological disorder that affects brain ability to process information.

Some early symptoms of LD are writing and reading difficulty, reasoning problems, difficult in spelling and problems organizing ideas. This disorder cant' be cured but a good LD boarding school can help to improve children's ability a little.

LD Boarding schools offer different programs in order to improve and deal with this disease in children and teens. They also specialize in "boys with dyslexia", attention deficit, etc.

There are types of learning disabilities; parents could detect some of these characteristics in their children:

Reading disorder

The 70 or 80% of students with Learning Disabilities have problems with reading. This is the most common disorder in children. The most common reading disability is dyslexia, a reading problem that affects the 17% of population.

Reading disorders includes many other symptoms like problems with reading comprehension, word recognition, word understanding and reading rate.

Writing disorder

Also called dysphasia or dysgraphia, it affects the ability to write with sense. Writing disorder include symptoms such as difficulties on organizing ideas, handwriting, spelling, and composition.

Students show difficulties in writing simple texts that the average could do quickly. It’s treated by professional who work with writing techniques that help them to progress gradually.

Math disability

Also called dyscalculia, students show difficulty on math so they don’t have numbers sense. This causes problems such as learning math theory, difficulty memorizing math formulas, difficulty organizing numbers, solving math problems.

Nonverbal disability

People who suffer non verbal disabilities usually are good in verbal abilities. They have large vocabulary, good reading skills, good spelling, good retention, and good self-expression.

In contrast to all of these abilities they are clumsiness, have poor visual skills, social relationship problems, and poor organizational skills.