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Learning Disabilities - The Basics
Some of the common Learning Disabilities explained
 

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD): A neurobehavioral disorder that affects the child's ability to regulate activity level (hyperactivity), inhibit behavior (impulsivity), and/or concentrate on tasks (inattention) to a greater degree than for most kids his age or developmental level. Symptoms usually appear before the age of 7 and exist in several settings over a period of time. 
AD/HD is not a learning disability but may be the underlying processing problem that causes an academic problem.
Dysarthria: Disorder of fine motor muscles involved in speech; affects ability to pronounce sounds correctly. 
Dyscalculia: Problems with basic math skills; trouble calculating. 
Dysgraphia: Difficulty writing legibly with age-appropriate speed. 
Dyslexia: Disorder in oral and/or written language, i.e., listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 
Dysnomia: Difficulty remembering names or recalling specific words; word-finding problems. 
Dyspraxia: Difficulty performing and sequencing fine motor movements, such as buttoning.

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