SLDAP For Special Children

 Specific Learning Disability?

Group of developmental disorders
A specific learning disability is a neurological disorder.
In simple terms, a learning disability results from a difference in the way a person's brain is "wired."
Children with learning disabilities are as smart or smarter than their peers.

The child with SpLD is one who does not meet expectations for academic performance in school but
has intelligence in the normal range
despite conventional instruction, normal intelligence, proper motivation and adequate socio-cultural opportunity
A severe discrepancy between achievement  and intellectual ability in one or more of the following areas:
ØOral expression
ØListening comprehension
ØWritten expression
ØBasic reading skill
ØReading comprehension
ØMathematical calculations
ØMathematical reasoning
 
Types of Specific Learning Disabilities
Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Language Processing Disorder
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
 
Related Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Sensory Processing Disorder
Working Memory Deficit