learning disorder


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learning disorder

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Noun1.learning disorder - a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
dyscalculia - impaired ability to learn grade-appropriate mathematics
dysgraphia - impaired ability to learn to write
dyslexia - impaired ability to learn to read
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Specific Learning Disorder (SLD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder sourcing from biology affecting the acquisition or perception capabilities of the brain for the verbal and non-verbal information processes including the interaction of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors in its etiology with the abnormality of cognitive level associated with behavioral findings in the base at the cognitive level.
The finding could also have implications for the treatment of dyslexia-a learning disorder characterised by difficulty in reading-which some researchers have blamed on a malfunctioning thalamus.
The organization is "committed to helping educators identify and respond effectively to children with signs of a mental health or learning disorder," according to information from CMI.
Perceptions of teachers about learning disorder in a northern city of India.
Parents who feel their child may struggle socially, learn differently or have a specific learning disorder, should consider schools that offer a variety of enrichment programs.
Too often, one or more of these children's health, developmental, social-emotional, or learning needs are overlooked, or they receive an inappropriate mental health, developmental, and/or learning disorder diagnosis.
Non verbal learning disorder is a neurological disorder which originates in the right half of the brain, causing problems with visual-spatial, organisational, evaluative, and holistic processing functions.
Experts claimed that 25 percent of adolescents in Beirut suffer from an emotional, behavioral or learning disorder, but only 6 percent of those requiring treatment currently receive it.
Learning disorder is a general term which signifies a group of heterogeneous disorders in the form of listening, speaking, reading, writing and calculation problems.
a) the child's cognition & are NOT affected due to the neurological disorder and the child has no intellectual deficits or learning disorder.
Some 15 million young people in the United States have a psychiatric or learning disorder, and less than half of them will receive adequate treatment.
When the animals were treated with the anti-depressant Prozac, they stopped exhibiting depression-like and learning disorder symptoms.

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