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Video: An Overview of Different Kinds of Learning Disabilities

Dr. Sheldon Horowitz of the National Center for Learning Disabilities explains some common kinds of …

6 Common Myths About Learning and Thinking Differences

Here are six common myths about people who learn and think differently, and the facts to debunk them…

Is Autism a Learning Disability?

Kids with autism can get special education services under the law. But does that mean autism is a le…

Inside the Brain: What MRIs Are Teaching Us

MRIs and functional brain scans (fMRIs) are teaching us how the brain works in people with learning …

A History of Learning Disabilities and ADHD

This timeline offers a glimpse of how our understanding of ADHD and learning disabilities like dysle…

Learning Disabilities: What They Are and Aren’t

Can kids outgrow learning disabilities? Are they caused by laziness? Get the straight story on what …

Learning Disabilities by the Numbers

How many kids get special education services for learning disabilities and ADHD? Explore these and o…

Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified: What You Need to Know

"Learning Disorder Not Otherwise Specified" is a diagnosis that used to be in the DSM. Learn what LD…

What’s the Difference Between Learning Disabilities and Intellectual Disabilities?

Intellectual disabilities and learning challenges aren't the same thing. See what the difference is …

Autism: What You Need to Know

What is autism, and how does it relate to learning disabilities and ADHD? Learn about autism spectru…

The Difference Between Disruptive Behavior Disorders and ADHD

Disruptive behavior disorders (like conduct disorder) and ADHD have similar symptoms, but there are …

4 Ways Lack of Sleep Affects How Kids Learn

Not getting enough sleep can affect how kids do in school. Here are four ways lack of sleep can make…

Is ADHD a Learning Disability?

Is ADHD a learning disability? Learn about all ADHD, if it's a learning disability, and how it can a…

Is Dyspraxia a Learning Disability?

The symptoms of dyspraxia can make learning difficult. But is dyspraxia actually a learning disabili…

How to Get Your Questions Answered on Understood

There are lots of ways to get answers to questions on Understood. Read how to get a quick response t…