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Learning Disorders

A learning disorder is an information-processing problem that prevents a person from learning a skill and using it effectively. Learning disorders generally affect people of average or above average intelligence. As such, there often appears to be a gap between the individual’s potential and actual achievement. This is why learning disabilities are referred to as “hidden disabilities”: the person looks perfectly “normal” and seems to be an intelligent person, yet may be unable to demonstrate the skill level expected from someone of a similar age, despite intervention or tutoring. Diagnostically, individuals may have a “specific learning disorder” in reading, written expression, and/or math. 


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Learning Disabilities Association of Minnesota

Learning Disabilities Association of America

A Parent's Guide: What to Expect When your Child has LD

MN Department of Education: Learning Disabilities

Children's Minnesota: LD

Pacer Center


Everything is Going to be K.O.: An Illustrated Memoir of Living with Specific Learning Difficulties 

The Seeds of Learning

The Parents' Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties: Information, Advice and Practical Tips

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