Academic success with dyslexia

Academic success with for students with dyslexia really comes from the "intervention and educational accommodations" for students. Hear more about helping your child achieve academic and personal success from psychiatry professor Sandra K. Loo, PhD.
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Academic success with dyslexia

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Having dyslexia does not mean that your child is less intelligent or is doomed to failure in the school setting. It actually just means that your child's brain works differently than other children's brains. And so putting these two pieces in place, the intervention and the educational accommodations, which are often extra time on tests and for reading assignments, can really help ensure that your child will succeed in the school environment.

Academic success with for students with dyslexia really comes from the "intervention and educational accommodations" for students. Hear more about helping your child achieve academic and personal success from psychiatry professor Sandra K. Loo, PhD.

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Sandra K. Loo, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Dr. Sandra Loo is Director of Pediatric Neuropsychology and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Loo is a child clinical psychologist and works clinically in the Medical Psychology Assessment Center and UCLA ADHD Clinics. She specializes in neuropsychological assessment of childhood psychiatric disorders such as ADHD and Dyslexia. Before coming to UCLA, Dr. Loo was director of two outpatient clinics specializing in the diagnostic and neurocognitive assessment of attention and learning disorders at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and the University of Massachusetts where she worked with Dr. Russell Barkley.

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