Early signs of Learning Difficulty

Learning Difficulty can be detected even before the child enrols for the school. Parents and other adult care givers should look out for the following signs

Oral Language

  • The child starts speaking at a late age compared to its peers
  • The child talks in baby language beyond five years of age
  • The child has difficulty in naming new things or learning new words
  • The child finds it difficult to narrate events or speak coherently about a topic

Early Reading

  • The child has difficulty in repeating rhymes
  • The child finds it difficult to hold a book in her grasp
  • The child has difficulty in understanding symbols as representations of something else
  • The child avoids reading and writing

Thinking

  • The child has memory problems
  • The child finds it difficult to focus attention on something for an extended period of time
  • The child finds it difficult to understand the errors it is making and self correct it