Child Psychologist Post: Dysnomia in Children

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When a person has Dysnomia, it means that they have difficulty in accessing names for visual information. It occurs in up to 20% of individuals. It runs in families and tends to be more common in males than females. It can make it difficult to name things like colors, objects, numbers, and letters. Dysnomia can also make it hard to label visual information.

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Psychologist Post: Common Learning Disabilities and What They Mean

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If your child is struggling with reading, writing, or language, it is always important to listen to your instincts. If you feel like your child’s abilities are not being met, or she is not achieving up to her full potential, get more information. You can talk to your child’s teacher, pediatrician, or psychologist. Many times neuropsychological evaluations, when done by a Clinical Psychologist or other Learning Disability specialists can be very helpful in terms of understanding you, your child, or your adolescent/young adult. Evaluations can also provide accommodations to help advocate for her in the school system.

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