What Can Parents Do if Their Child May Have a Learning Disability?

by | Nov 3, 2021 | Assesment and Screening, Community Resources, Dyslexia, Early Childhood, Education, Family Support, Specific Disability, Therapies


If you think your child may have a learning disability, it is important to communicate this with your school. Make sure to put your concern in writing, such as an email or letter rather than just bringing it up verbally. Usually, the principal is the right one to direct your communication to.

Click here to read the guidance from SFUSD on this process.

There are many levels of help available, there is no one size fits all. Parents and teachers can come together to find a solution that works to help this student and their individual needs.

Click here to see the Special Education Rights and Responsibilities appendix about writing a letter requesting an assessment.