What these children have in common is their average or above average intelligence and a suspected learning disability. If they can get formally evaluated and are shown to have a learning disability, they may be eligible to receive accommodations in school under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or special education services provided to children with disabilities under the reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
What should you do if you see your child struggling? This article was published in the April, 2012 issue of Washington Parent Magazine. To view the entire article, click here.