Ask The Experts | Praise Makes a Difference for LD Kids

Airdate: October 2023

For neurodivergent children who battle through challenges in the classroom and on the playground, a bit of praise can boost self-esteem and bolster confidence. A high-five can motivate a child struggling to get a handle on dyslexia persist. And a well-placed “good job” when a child remembers to hand in his homework on time can stoke resilience and whittle away negative self-talk. On this episode of A World of Difference: Embracing Neurodiversity, our panel of experts shares how sincere and specific praise can bolster outcomes for children who learn differently.