Specific Learning Disabilities
Examples and Charateristics of Specific Learning Disabilities
A Specific learning disability is a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or using spoken or written language. This disorder can affect a students in several content areas because the disabilities affect the students ability to listen, think, read, write, spell, and perform mathematical calculations. Specific learning disabilities include such conditions as perceptual impairments, brain injury minimal brain dysfunction, and developmental aphasia. Examples of Specific Learning Disabilities include Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, APD, and Dyspraxia.