Learning disabilities (1693)

Key points below

What is a Learning Disability?

A learning disability (LD) is a problem with learning and using new information. Children with a LD can have a hard time with reading, writing, or math. They often have average to above average intelligence. Learning disabilities can be mild to severe. Children can have more than one learning disability at once.

A learning disability cannot be cured or fixed. It is a lifelong challenge. People with learning disabilities can be successful in school, at work, in relationships, and in the community.

What causes a learning disability?

Learning disabilities may be related to many things.

How can learning disabilities affect my child?

A child with a learning disability may:

How to help

With homework

At school

Special Instructions-Tutoring

Your child may benefit from special help with their learning disability. Talk to your provider about tutoring options. Contact the following program to sign up your child for tutoring:


www.ncld.org English webpage National Center for Learning Disabilities

www.understood.org Understood- For learning and attention issues: English and Spanish webpage and resources.