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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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Although the effect of learning disorders is primarily on educational domains, the children with learning disorders have problems in social and psychological abilities [9].
Prof Al Lamki, Chief Editor of the Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, says there is a dearth of empirical information on the prevalence of such learning disorders in Oman.
As soon as you are aware of some of the most common signs of learning disorders you will be able to catch the problem early and focus on how best to support your child.
Learning disorders (LD) or Dyslexia is a term that denotes a single, but heterogeneous group of disorders.
However, using these approaches in mathematics education would facilitate the learning of all students, regardless of whether or not they have been ascertained as having a learning disorder.
In addition to being a mother of a NLD child, Whitney also has co-founded the Nonverbal Learning Disorder Association.
The centre's boss claims to have made a breakthrough in treating the learning disorder and boasts of an astonishing 97 per cent success rate.
Rourke (cited in Marshall & Hynd, 1997) furthered this discussion when he found that attention deficit disorder/without hyperactivity displays a type of inattention symptomatic of nonverbal learning disorder, including math disabilities.
When ADHD is coupled with a learning disorder, which occurs in approximately 30 percent of cases, the court also must accommodate the particular learning disability.
Understandably, one of the first questions parents ask when they learn their child has a learning disorder is "Why?
A person with a learning disorder may have an inefficient operating system in a combination of these processes.

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