Medical Dictionary: Learning disorder


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Learning disorder: Another name for Learning disabilities.
Learning disorder (condition): Various developmental problems impairing learning or schooling.

Learning disorder: LD is a disorder that affects people's ability to either interpret what they see and hear or to link information from different parts of the brain. These limitations can show up in many ways--as specific difficulties with spoken and written language, coordination, self-control, or attention. Such difficulties extend to schoolwork and can impede learning to read or write, or to do math. 1

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1. excerpt from Learning Disabilities: NIMH

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