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:
ØBasic reading skill
Types of Specific Learning Disabilities
•Language Processing Disorder
•Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
•Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
•Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
•Sensory Processing Disorder
•Working Memory Deficit