Monday, May 13, 2013

Learning Disabilities Affect Up To 10 Per Cent Of Children

Learning Disabilities Affect Up To 10 Per Cent Of Children

Up to 10 per cent of the population are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to 2 or 3 pupils in every classroom according to a new study.

The study - by academics at UCL and Goldsmiths - also indicates that children are frequently affected by more than one learning disability. ....


 Comment: How many have learning related vision problems? How many are misdiagnosed? Have all children who struggle academically evaluated by a developmental optometrist. Go to http:/www.COVD.org to find a doc. DM

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