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If you have a low IQ do you necessarily have a learning disability?

If you have a low IQ do you necessarily have a learning disability?

The opposite is true: Ld typically is an issue among those with normal or superior iq. The definition of an ld is an area of function such as reading or math that is much lower than expected, given one's overall iq. If IQ is low, then all areas of function are going to be affected, so ld is less likely. Someone with an IQ of 140 who can't read or do simple math has an specific learning problem--that's ld. ...Read more

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Low Iq (Definition)

Low IQ score is a symptom in which a person has less than average intelligence. Sometimes, IQ is measured in children who appear delayed in brain development or have suspected learning disorders. IQ can also be measured after some damage has occurred to one's brain, to follow the changes in one's level of intelligence. An IQ score of ...Read more


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Can you tell me how to get a job with a low iq, learning disability, deminta?

Can you tell me how to get a job with a low iq, learning disability, deminta?

Get an advocate: There are many agencies (Social Services) that can help you get job training and introduce you to the workforce. The goal for you is to have a meaningful job, meaningful pay, and have some pride in yourself and your accomplishments at your job. Show this answer to someone in your area that can advocate for you to find a job! Good Luck and have a long and healthy happy life. ...Read more

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Is this true that people with low IQ need to have specialised way of learning and understanding?If, so can u send a weblink that can help give source

Maybe: Some people learn better when presented with visual information, some with auditory, and some by doing regardless of iq. Some psychologist propose up to seven different types of intelligence. Some can write very well, some can compose music, some can dance, some can draw, some can relate to others, etc. Build ing on an individual's strengths is the besy way to go. ...Read more

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Is there an association between IQ and learning disabilities, if so how low does my IQ have to be to have a learning disability?

Yes and No: A specific learning disability may occur in someone with a lower than average iq. But the concept of ld is based on the idea that you are not able to learn at the level your IQ would normally allow. Say you read at a normal level for your iq, but cannot understand math or your short term memory won't let you write down a full sentence off the board without looking at each letter, thease ore ld's. ...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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What is low IQ disability and what are the remedies of it?

Cognitive delay:: Problems with tasks that require thinking and learning. The only real remedy is education and training tailored to bring out the abilities that exist, and finding an environment in which the person with cognitive disability can function best. ...Read more

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Could a person with learning disabilities be able to regain IQ points if trained?

Likely yes, but: A person gets a diagnosis of learning disability due to the discrepancy between his/her IQ score and the actual ability to perform on academic tasks, not IQ itself. In other words, people with learning disabilities don't necessary have low IQ scores. However, in general, can people gain a few IQ points if trained? My answer is yes, most likely. ...Read more

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Do people with ADHD happen to have a low IQ usually?

Absolutely not: Iq has little, if anything, to do with adhd. If you are distracted or inattentive you may "look" like your IQ is "lower." but, this is only an illusion. The distraction of adhd causes you to perform poorly on common indicators of intelligence. "perform" is key. Your actual intelligence is not changed. ...Read more

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How functional can you be with a low IQ like 80?

How functional can you be with a low IQ like 80?

Not too bad: Iq 80 is within borderline intellectual functioning. The person should have basic self care, reading, and writing skills. However, he/she may have trouble with complex math problems or abstract reasoning. He/she usually has safety awareness, but still need reminders to ensure safety and well-beings (eg. Turn off stove, take medication, go to doctor's appointment). ...Read more

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Could autism usually come with a low iq/?

Could autism usually come with a low iq/?

Current studies: show 40-68% of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder also have Intellectual Dusability, IQ <70. 25% have epilepsy, more inkids with ASD & ID. ADHD in 40-70% (of all).Learning disabilities & executive function deficits( taking in, organizing, processing & acting on information) are common in those with avg.-above avg. IQ 90 or >. Lack of theory of mind in all. Tics, 9%. Sleep problems, 50-70%. ...Read more

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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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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