Lesson 29 : Children with Specific Learning Disabilities
Specific Learning Disabilities
Types of Specific Learning Difficulties in children include the following
Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin and must be differentiated from emotional, attitudinal and other causes. It is characterized by difficulty in reading, poor spelling and decoding abilities.
Dysgraphia, a neurological based writing disability where a person finds it hard to form letters or write within a defined space.
Dyscalculia is a mathematical disability in which a person has unusual difficulty solving arithmetic problems and grasping mathematical concepts.
Dysprexia: is a motor disability in which a person finds it hard to perform motor activities required more coordination and precision
Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin.