A learning disorder that affects reading is usually based on difficulty perceiving a spoken word as a combination of distinct sounds. This can make it hard to understand how a letter or letters represent a sound and how letter combinations make a word. Dyscalculia: A learning disorder that affects an individual’s ability to learn number-related concepts, perform accurate math calculations, reason, problem-solve, and perform other basic math skills. Dysgraphia: Dysgraphia is a learning disorder that affects written expression which includes impairment of writing ability and fine motor skills. It is a learning disability that affects children and adults and interferes with practically all aspects of the writing process, including spelling, legibility, word spacing and sizing, and expression.
A child with a learning disorder in nonverbal skills appears to develop good basic language skills and strong memorization skills early in childhood. Difficulties are present in visual-spatial skills, visual-motor skills, and other skills necessary in social or academic functioning. Someone with a learning disorder in nonverbal skills may have trouble with Interpreting facial expressions and nonverbal cues in social interactions, using language appropriately in social situations, physical coordination, fine motor skills, attention, planning, and organizing.
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