Learning Disorder Treatment in Mumbai

Learning disabilities or learning disorders are umbrella terms for a wide variety of learning problems. A learning disability is not a problem with intelligence or motivation and kids with learning disabilities aren’t lazy or dumb. In fact, most are just as smart as everyone else. Their brains are simply wired differently and this difference affects how they receive and process information.

A learning disability is a neurological condition which affects the brain's ability to send, receive, and process information. A child with a learning disability may have difficulties in reading, writing, speaking, listening, understanding mathematical concepts, and with general comprehension.

There are many different types of Learning Disorders, but following four are commonly seen -

1. Dyslexia (Learning disabilities in reading)

Children have difficulty in basic reading ability, in Letter and word recognition and understanding words and ideas. Reading speed and fluency and general vocabulary is poor.

2. Dysgraphia ( Learning disabilities in writing)

Basic writing disorder refers to physical difficulty forming words and letters. Expressive writing disability indicates a struggle to organize thoughts on paper. Children have problem with neatness and consistency of writing, accurately copying letters and words. spelling consistency and writing organization.

3. Dyscalculia (Learning disabilities in math)

A child with a math-based learning disorder may struggle with memorization and organization of numbers, operation signs, and number “facts” (like 3+3=6 or 3×3=9). Children with math learning disorders might also have trouble with counting principles (such as counting by twos or counting by fives) or have difficulty telling time.

4. Dyspraxia (Learning disabilities in motor skills)

Motor difficulty refers to problems with movement and coordination whether it is with fine motor skills (cutting, writing) or gross motor skills (running, jumping). Signs that your child might have a motor coordination disability include problems with physical abilities that require hand-eye coordination, like holding a pencil or buttoning a shirt.

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