learning difficulties

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a term used to describe difficulties with inattention and or hyperactivity-impulsivity that impacts daily life. ADHD commences in childhood and characteristics are present before the age of 12 years. Difficulties with inattention and or hyperactivity-impulsivity occur in more than one setting eg. at home and school. Coping with Attention Read more

Recalling times tables quickly is an essential skill for success in school mathematics. These small “tricks” help reduce the times tables to just 24 to learn by rote and are a feature of the numeracy programs at Learning Links. By Dr Samantha Hornery There are 169 times tables for children to memorise so that Read more

Apple’s iPad is one of the growing number of touch screen based electronic devices hitting our stores. With an appearance like laptop computers without a keyboard, the devices offer wonderful opportunities for entertainment and learning and have captured the imaginations of children and adults worldwide. The iPad can certainly entertain; you can watch movies, read books and magazines, share Read more

1. What is dyslexia?Dyslexia is difficulty with reading accurately and fluently and can also be accompanied by spelling difficulties. Over the last forty years there have been numerous definitions, but they all have common elements: neurobiological basis, difficulties in phonological applications to reading, and difficulties in fluent and accurate reading. The Diagnostic Read more

Learning Links is a charitable not for profit organisation established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs.We work to prevent learning difficulties from causing disadvantage by making high quality services available to children and young people in need, and by advocating on their behalf. We receive limited Read more

Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs.Today, our focus is on preventing learning difficulties from causing disadvantage.What we doLearning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning Read more

2018/19 Impact Report Read more