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TYPES OF LD

Empower yourself and your child by understanding what learning disabilities are (and what they are not).

Learning disabilities (LD) are neurological disorders that can make it difficult to acquire certain academic and social skills. They are not the result of poor intelligence or laziness. Knowledge about LD will allow you and your child to advocate for success in learning and in life. Find out more by exploring the sections below.

What Are Disabilities - What is Learning Disability?GENERAL LD INFO
A learning disability is more than a difference or difficulty with learning—it’s a neurological disorder. More >
 
What is Dyscalculia - Mathematics DisabilityDYSCALCULIA
Dyscalculia refers to a wide range of lifelong learning disabilities involving math. More >
 
Developmental DyspraxiaDYSPRAXIA

Dyspraxia, a disorder that affects motor skill development, often coexists with learning disabilities. More >

 
What is ADHD - Attention DeficitADHD & OTHER ISSUES
Although not learning disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other disorders are not uncommon among people with LD. More >

 

What is Dyslexia - What is DyslexicDYSLEXIA

This language processing disorder can hinder reading, writing, spelling and sometimes even speaking. More >

 
What is Dysgraphia - Writing DisabilityDYSGRAPHIA
This LD affects writing and can lead to problems with spelling, poor handwriting and putting thoughts on paper. More >
 
Executive Disorder - What is Executive Functioning DisorderEXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING

Many people with LD struggle with executive function, which governs your ability to plan, organize and manage details. More >

 
Treatment and TherapiesTREATMENT & THERAPIES
Learn how to make informed decisions about vision therapy, auditory training therapy and more. More >

 

 

 

Learning disabilities are not caused by economic disadvantage, environmental factors, or cultural differences.

TYPES OF LD

Empower yourself and your child by understanding what learning disabilities are (and what they are not).



Learning disabilities (LD) are neurological disorders that can make it difficult to acquire certain academic and social skills. They are not the result of poor intelligence or laziness. Knowledge about LD will allow you and your child to advocate for success in learning and in life. Find out more by exploring the sections below.


What Are Disabilities - What is Learning Disability?GENERAL LD INFO

A learning disability is more than a difference or difficulty with learning—it’s a neurological disorder. More >

 
What is Dyscalculia - Mathematics DisabilityDYSCALCULIA

Dyscalculia refers to a wide range of lifelong learning disabilities involving math. More >

 
Developmental DyspraxiaDYSPRAXIA

Dyspraxia, a disorder that affects motor skill development, often coexists with learning disabilities. More >

 
What is ADHD - Attention DeficitADHD & OTHER ISSUES

Although not learning disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other disorders are not uncommon among people with LD. More >

 
What is Dyslexia - What is DyslexicDYSLEXIA

This language processing disorder can hinder reading, writing, spelling and sometimes even speaking. More >

 
What is Dysgraphia - Writing DisabilityDYSGRAPHIA

This LD affects writing and can lead to problems with spelling, poor handwriting and putting thoughts on paper. More >

 
Executive Disorder - What is Executive Functioning DisorderEXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING

Many people with LD struggle with executive function, which governs your ability to plan, organize and manage details. More >

 
Treatment and TherapiesTREATMENT & THERAPIES

Learn how to make informed decisions about vision therapy, auditory training therapy and more. More >