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Episode 51: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and ADHD – Jill Stowell

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    In this episode of the LD Expert Podcast, we're discussing the key characteristics and differences between dyslexia - difficulty with reading, dysgraphia - difficulty with writing, and ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and some strategies that you can use to support students with these challenges.

    In this week's episode, you'll learn:

    • Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and ADHD defined
    • Key characteristics of Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and ADHD
    • ADHD is often misdiagnosed because attention issues often stem from an underlying issue

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    "About 50 - 60 percent of people with ADHD also have a learning disability. About 3 in 10 people with dyslexia also have ADHD. ADHD does not cause dysgraphia, but research indicates that those with ADHD have a higher risk of developing dysgraphia."

    - Jill Stowell



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