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Types of Learning Disabilities

ADD/ADHD
ADD/ADHD

ADHD is not considered to be a learning disability. It can be determined to be a disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), making a student eligible to receive special education services.

ADHD
ADHD

ADHD is not considered to be a learning disability. It can be determined to be a disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), making a student eligible to receive special education services.

Behavioral/Emotional ADD, bi-Polar, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, etc
Behavioral/Emotional ADD, bi-Polar, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, etc

Many children and teens with ODD also have other behavioral problems, such as attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, mood disorders (such as depression), and anxiety disorders. Some children with ODD go on to develop a more serious behavior disorder called conduct disorder.

source: webmd.com
Developmental Down Syndrome, Autism, Dyslexia, Processing Disorders
Developmental Down Syndrome, Autism, Dyslexia, Processing Disorders

Other types of learning disabilities and disorders. ... disorders such as autism and Asperger’s syndrome. ... processing disorder, a learning disability ...

source: helpguide.org
Dysgraphia
Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a condition that causes trouble with written expression. The term comes from the Greek words dys (“impaired”) and graphia (“making letter forms by hand”). Dysgraphia is a brain-based issue. It’s not the result of a child being lazy.

Dyslexia
Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. Raising a child with dyslexia is a journey.

Math Issues
Math Issues

Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability in math. Kids with dyscalculia may have difficulty understanding number-related concepts or using symbols or functions needed for success in mathematics. Kids with dyscalculia may have difficulty understanding number-related concepts or using symbols or functions needed for success in mathematics.

Processing Deficits
Processing Deficits

Learning disabilities are neurologically-based processing problems. These processing problems can interfere with learning basic skills such as reading, writing and/or math. They can also interfere with higher level skills such as organization, time planning, abstract reasoning, long or short term memory and attention.

Reading Issues
Reading Issues

Learning disabilities are neurologically-based processing problems. These processing problems can interfere with learning basic skills such as reading, writing and/or math. They can also interfere with higher level skills such as organization, time planning, abstract reasoning, long or short term memory and attention.

Writing Issues
Writing Issues

Writing difficulties are common among children and can stem from a variety of learning and attention issues. By learning what to watch for, you can be proactive about getting help for your child. There’s no cure or easy fix for dysgraphia. But there are strategies and therapies that can help a child improve his writing.

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