According to a story by The Telegraph, citing the Financial Times, the celebrity entrepreneur revealed that dyslexia-a learning disorder
that causes difficulty in reading and writing-doesn't just 'run in the family'-it 'gallops.'
I reported last week that research now suggests those unable to master the subject could be suffering from a previously undiagnosed Specific Learning Disorder
in the Science Factory's Castagna Learning Center, organizers will hold special presentations about the brain science behind the learning disorder
. Staff and volunteers from the Children's Dyslexia Center will also be on-hand to talk with parents and educators about the resources and special training the center provides.
Experts at Queen's University Belfast carried out the study into the prevalence of Specific Learning Disorder
in Mathematics, also known as dyscalculia.
According to the DSM-V, a learning disorder
consists of a wide range of specific disorders of hearing, speech, reading, writing and mathematics, and is most prevalent among the diagnoses of learning disabilities [4,5].
The most common psychiatric diagnoses were ADHD (44%) and learning disorder
Clinical and sociodemographic features of children and adolescents with specific learning disorder
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.