National Center for Learning Disabilities Luncheon #Dyslexia

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A few weeks ago PSMM members attended a luncheon to learn about the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), hosted by two Philly Social Media Moms, Colleen Padilla and Whitney Wingerd with Dr. Sheldon Horowitz leading a discussion about learning disabilities and how parents can find much needed support and information on

Here are some links you might find helpful:

Gina, author of Mom-Blog, shares the following:

Traditionally, people think of a learning disability as something that comes hand-in-hand with a type of condition such as autism or Down syndrome.  In reality, that is not an accurate description.  According to NCLD, learning disabilities are “a group of varying disorders that have a negative impact on learning.”  Neuro-typical children can have learning disabilities and thus have difficulty learning in traditional settings, leading to high levels of high school and college drop out rates.

For more about the event and the information shared, read her entire post, What is Learning Disability? National Center for Learning Disabilities Luncheon #Dyslexia.

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Jo-Lynne Shane is co-founder of Philly Social Media Moms. She also writes the personal lifestyle blog that bears her name, where she shares wearable style and beauty tips for the suburban housewife, healthy recipes and meal plans, reviews of family travel destinations, and anecdotes about life as a Christian woman, wife and mom of three. Jo-Lynne is also the author of the children's story The Uninvited Houseguest and The Everything Gluten-Free Breakfast And Brunch Cookbook. She lives in the western suburbs of Philadelphia with her family.

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