from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various cognitive, neurological, or psychological disorders that impede the ability to learn, especially one that interferes with the ability to learn mathematics or develop language skills. Also called learning disorder.
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- n. developmental disability
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- n. a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills
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The evaluations and testing will help to determine if your child has a learning disability (as many bipolar children do), physical problems (such as speech or grapho-motor disorders), or emotional problems that interfere with learning.
When I struggled with an undiagnosed learning disability that wreaked havoc and confusion on my peripatetic journey to find my path in life, you were a virtual life raft that kept me afloat in my earliest years and taught me lessons that have served me well as an adult.