Children, with learning and attention problems, tend to find it more difficult to feel positive about themselves. This is due to the fact that self-esteem is affected by how capable you feel. These children have to work harder to perform academically, and they often struggle in social situations as well.
Amanda Morin (teacher, author and early intervention specialist), shares some specific ways through which a parent can help his/ her child to develop a positive self-esteem. She strongly encourages a growth mindset (as opposed to a fixed mindset based on negative thoughts and statements), as well as viewing mistakes as learning experiences