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What will be the likely effect on children who have undiagnosed learning disabilities and get no special ed?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: School problems

Children with undiagnosed ld typically flounder in regular classes, sometimes receiving such labels as "lazy" or "unmotivated.
" self-esteem can plummet, and investment in school often fades with time. Special education may not be needed, but recognition of the problem and helping the child to find ways around it is essential.

In brief: School problems

Children with undiagnosed ld typically flounder in regular classes, sometimes receiving such labels as "lazy" or "unmotivated.
" self-esteem can plummet, and investment in school often fades with time. Special education may not be needed, but recognition of the problem and helping the child to find ways around it is essential.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
They don't reach their full potential, which is a cryin' shame.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Self esteem

The biggest problem in missing or not helping learning disabilities is the effect it has on their self esteem. Low self esteem yields depression and multiple other issues associated with depression.

In brief: Self esteem

The biggest problem in missing or not helping learning disabilities is the effect it has on their self esteem. Low self esteem yields depression and multiple other issues associated with depression.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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