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learning disorder

learning disorder

Child psychiatry A chronic condition that interferes with development, integration and/or demonstration of verbal and/or non-verbal abilities
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The Learning Disorder Symptom Screening Scale Teacher and Parents Form, developed by Korkmazlar (9), covers cognitive and academic talents together with reading, writing, mathematics and indicates 1 if the problems are highest to 5 if the problems are lowest as per a Likert-type scale.
Specific learning disorders (SLD) are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders that present with significant difficulty and underachievement in areas of reading, writing and mathematics not in keeping with the child's overall achievement level.
Common dual diagnoses in gifted children include anxiety disorders, depression (or existential depression), sleep disorders (such as nightmares, night terrors, or sleep walking), allergies, asthma, ADHD, oppositional-defiant disorder, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, autism spectrum disorder, nonverbal learning disability, social/pragmatic communication disorder, and learning disorders such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, central auditory processing disorder, or sensory-motor integration disorder.
Although the effect of learning disorders is primarily on educational domains, the children with learning disorders have problems in social and psychological abilities [9].
Nonverbal learning disorder (NLD) has yet to be established as a distinct, valid neurodevelopmental syndrome.
Take Control of Asperger's Syndrome: The Official Strategy Guide for Teens with Asperger's Syndrome and Nonverbal Learning Disorders.
Russ Doty, who plays rhythm guitar and provides vocals for Love Gun, said he was unaware of LaRose's learning disorder.
Learning disorders are simply caused by a difference in the brain that affects how information is received, processed or communicated.
One problem facing individuals who suffer from NLD and their families is that it isn't yet considered a learning disorder according to the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders which most professionals use for diagnosis.
A teacher who is sensitized to the academic and behaviour pointers is the most suitable person to diagnose a case of learning disorder in the class room.
Emma and James - son of former PM John Major - found Harry, seven, has the learning disorder four years ago.

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