Results for - Child with a learning disability

1,994 voters participated in this survey

1. One of my children has a learning disability secondary to being on the spectrum of Autistic disorders. Are you familiar with what it means to be "on the spectrum"?

Yes - my child is
5%
98 votes
Yes - someone I know
19%
359 votes
Yes, although I don't personally know anyone who has it
18%
346 votes
Yes - I am
3%
65 votes
No
54%
1,032 votes

2. Such children need a highly supportive environment in order to succeed in school. Here are the things I do for my son to support him, check off the things you would have done in my situation:

Check the school website daily for homework
22%
424 votes
Getting him off the computer (with a huge argument) to do his homework
21%
390 votes
Making appointments for him for additional tutoring (free) with teachers and remind my son multiple times to attend
23%
437 votes
Tell him I love him and he is smart when all I want is just cry from feeling frustrated
26%
491 votes
All of the above
61%
1,164 votes
Other (please specify)
10%
194 votes

3. I realize that my son might never go to post-secondary education or even have an employment. Do you think it is a wasting of energy for a parent like me to work so hard to help the child to finish his high school?

Yes
11%
218 votes
No
89%
1,682 votes
01/05/2017 Parenting 1994 73 By: dinosaur

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