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Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?

Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain nor brain function after some sort of special treatment?

Possible: Depends on the cause, the motivation of the person to improve, and specialists involved in treatment. These specialists are speech/language therapists, educational therapists, and neuro developmental specialists. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Learning Disorders (Definition)

A learning disorder or learning disability is a condition in which a person (usually a child) has trouble reading, understanding, working with, or producing speech with words, sentences, paragraphs, ...Read more


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What are the chances cranial radiation therapy (8 days medium-high dosage) could cause permanent mental damage and learning disabilities?

What are the chances cranial radiation therapy (8 days medium-high dosage) could cause permanent mental damage and learning disabilities?

Remote: Radiation therapy is widely used for treating brain cancers. More than 90% of the people have no serious sequelae. There is some small chance of late effects but only after full dose radiotherapy given over 3-4 weeks of daily treatments. So you should be fine. ...Read more

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Does hyperthyroidism despite medication treatment have significant amount of memory problems and would u consider it a learning disability ?

Does hyperthyroidism despite medication treatment have significant amount of memory problems and would u consider it a learning disability ?

No : If learning problems have a disease at their base, then it's not considered a learning disability. Nevertheless, hyperthyroidism can effect brain function and learning. Be sure to get it treated. Once euthyroid, if learning issues persist, see a learning specialist or neurodevelopmental doctor. ...Read more

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Do I have a learning disability f I can't do math as well at 60?

Do I have a learning disability f I can't do math as well at 60?

Unlikely: Most mental functions diminish to some extent as we age. The first to go seems to be the remembrance of names and faces. Anyway, most slow down a little in mathematical ability, less so if math is an important part of their life. Exercise, even mental exercise, usually responds to frequent use. If you did not have a "learning disability" at a younger age, you probably dont have this now. ...Read more

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Why don't I learn as fast as other people? Could I have a learning disability?

Why don't I learn as fast as other people? Could I have a learning disability?

Depends: If you just take more time to learn stuff in general, that can just be the speed you learn. To have a LD means you don't learn stuff of one type or modality as well as you do others. If you do math and other stuff relatively well, but have a hard time reading and remembering what it was about, you may have a weakness or LD in reading.Educational psychologists do testing to sort this out. ...Read more

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How do I find out if I have a learning disability?

How do I find out if I have a learning disability?

Testing: See your doc. Evaluation by a neurodevelopmental physician, psychologist, or educational counselor will help determine the diagnosis. Usually, something shows up in school. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a learning disability at 50. Harder to learn fast.?

I feel like I have a learning disability at 50. Harder to learn fast.?

Yes: You need to define what your issue is as specifically as you can then you can modify your learning process to account for that issue or issues. Dont over look basics such as properly corrected eye sight. ...Read more

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What IQ does my child have to have in order to have a learning disability?

What IQ does my child have to have in order to have a learning disability?

Not defined by IQ: The concept of a learning disability implies a child has an IQ in a normal range but has a decreased ability to handle a specified learning process compaired to age equivalent kids. This can be weakness in reading, math, memory for sequences, etc.. Individualized test can detect strengths & weaknesses and are the starting point for deciding how to help them. Low IQ implies weakness in everything. ...Read more

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Is it true that it's rare to have ADHD without a learning disability?

30% have LD: Of the children with ADHD, approximately 30% will ultimately develop symptoms of a learning disability separate from the difficulty focusing and paying attention. In many cases the learning disability may not be apparent until the children reach 3rd or 4th grade. Many children may be inattentive but not have ADHD. ...Read more

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Learning Disability (Definition)

Learning disabilities are clinical findings in which a person has difficulty learning new information or skills, often due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more