Learning Disorders

Learning disorders affect how a person understands, remembers and responds to new information. People with learning disorders may have problems

  • Listening or paying attention
  • Speaking
  • Reading or writing
  • Doing math

Although learning disorders occur in very young children, they are ...1

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Specific Causes of Learning Disorders

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: FASD is considered internationally to be the leading preventable cause of intellectual and developmental problems ...Source: New Zealand Health2 ...

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Causes List for Learning Disorders

Some possible causes of Learning Disorders or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Learning Disorders

Some types of this condition may include:4 Types of Learning Disorders:

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Diagnosis of Learning Disorders

Diagnosing Learning Disabilities: A full evaluation for a learning disability includes:

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Misdiagnosis: Learning Disorders

Misdiagnosed Learning Disorders: There are various different types of learning disorders to consider:

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Treatments: Learning Disorders

What Are the Treatments for Learning Disabilities? People with learning disabilities and disorders can learn strategies for coping with their disabilities. Getting help earlier increases the likelihood for success in school and later in life. If learning disabilities remain untreated ...5

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Research for Learning Disorders

What Research Is Being Done? The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and other institutes of the National Institutes of Health support dyslexia research through grants to major research institutions across the country. Current research ...6

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  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ learningdisorders.html
  2. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ disabilities/ fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder-fasd
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  5. Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ magazine/ issues/ winter16/ articles/ winter16pg18-19.html
  6. Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ magazine/ issues/ winter16/ articles/ winter16pg21.html

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