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Learning Disabilities



A collection of articles that provides background on a range of learning disabilities, including dyslexia, brain injury, perceptual disabilities, ADHD, and autism.

Learning Disabilities Articles

What is ADHD
ADHD is an acronym for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Learn how ADHD is diagnosed in this article. Become familiar with the three ADHD variants, and the roles of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity in ADHD.

More about ADHD
This article continues from "What is ADHD?" and provides more information about ADHD including statistics, effects of ADHD, and treatment of ADHD. Get information and facts on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

What are Learning Disabilities
Learning disabilities (LD) are a set of neurological disorders that affect the brain's ability to process information in one or more areas. Keep reading to learn about specific learning disabilities and the differences between learning disabilities and other disorders.

What is Brain Injury
Medically, brain injury refers to any kind of injury to the brain. There are two overarching types of brain injury.  This article offers information on both types, effects of brain injury, and brain injury and special education.

More About Brain Injury
Our last article had information on types of brain injuries. This article has more about brain injury. Keep reading to learn about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) symptoms, initial treatment, preventing brain injury, and brain injury statistics.

What is Autism
Autistic Disorder of Autism Disorder is one of three disorders on the Autism Spectrum and one of the five disorders that make up the Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD). This article has information on possible signs of autism and treatment options for autism.

What Are Perceptual Disabilities?
Perceptual disabilities are one of the types of learning disorders or learning disabilities. Because they are intimately connected with learning, they are often discussed, diagnosed, and treated in connection with the child’s school environment. This article provides a basic overview of perceptual disabilities.

Dyslexia Learning Disability
"Dyslexia" means “poor language,” and dyslexia is a particular type of learning disability. This article provides an overview of the learning disability called dyslexia. Keep reading to learn  more about the definition of dyslexia and how it can affect the education of children and teens who have it.