I'm in the kitchen reading instructions on how to make a dinner with seven ingredients and about 10 steps. I calmly concentrate on my task at hand, but I'm just not complete understanding what to do. I begin to get frustrated because I just cannot comprehend.
Parents of kids with learning issues have a lot of questions, but this the biggest one of all: If my child is struggling now, will he always? Listening to those who have been there, done that, is like looking into a crystal ball.
Not every eight-year-old brain is ready to absorb the information that a nationally approved 3rd grade curriculum demands it process. But when they don't learn it on time, they learn that they are "slow."