Dyslexia is probably the best known learning disability.
Dyslexia is a broad terms for disorders that involve difficulty in learning how to read or being able to interpret words, letters, and symbols.
Dyslexia can cause problems with reading, writing, and understanding numbers.
It is not a reflection of general intelligence.
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder has affected more than 6.4 million children at some point.
ADHD is a chronic condition in which paying attention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness persist.
Reading, comprehension, and writing can be impacted by ADHD.
Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism is deemed a complex neurobehavioral condition.
Autism includes impairment in developmental language and communication skills, rigid, repetitive behaviors, and social interaction.
There is such a broad range of symptoms autism is now called Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dyscalculia has to do with difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic, difficulty learning facts in mathematics, difficulty learning how to manipulate numbers in mathematics, and difficulty in performing mathematical calculations.
Difficulties people may experience who have dyscalculia may include reading numbers incorrectly or have trouble writing symbols and numbers.
Dyscalculia is generally seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia.
Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing abilities. It can be experienced as poor handwriting. It is not enough to say a student has dysgraphia because writing requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills.
Processing deficits are difficulties experienced with the processes of recognizing and interpreting information taken in through the senses. The two most common areas of processing difficulty associated with learning disabilities are visual and auditory perception.