States Academic Press
Psychology - Psychology
Learning disabilities are genetic or neurobiological disorders that alter brain functioning and affect the cognitive processes related to learning. This can interfere with learning basic skills such as reading, writing and math. A learning disability also restricts complex skills such as organization, time planning, abstract reasoning, long or short term memory, and attention. It is an umbrella term which describes a number of disorders, such as dyslexia and dysgraphia. Learning disabilities can affect an individual's academic life and impact relationships with family, friends and co-workers. The signs and symptoms are most often detected during school years. With proper support and intervention, people with learning disabilities can achieve success in various fields of life. This book provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding of learning disabilities. Different approaches, evaluations, methodologies and advanced studies on this topic have been included herein. The case studies included in this book will serve as an excellent guide to develop a comprehensive understanding.