Specific Learning Disabilities (SLDs) are usually disorders of the central nervous system that interfere with one or more basic learning functions.
Some learning disabilities are mild (they will probably overcome them with minimal assistance) while others are relatively severe (they will need extensive specialised help). Most learning disabilities are discovered when school problems occur, when a child isn’t able to participate in class activities or complete schoolwork consistently.
Estimates vary, but in various forms, they may affect up to 10% of all school children.
Untreated, learning disabilities can
A better understanding of the problem can lead to earlier detection and help for the child.