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If I suspect that I have a learning disability or even an intellectual disability, should I investigate this and go see a doctor?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: Your doctor can

refer you to a psychologist or neuropsychologist to test your cognitive & adaptive abilities.
Intellectual Disability & Specific Learning Disorder with impairment in reading, written expression &/or math are both neurodevelopmental disorders that impair function before 18. A 3-generation family history, your medical, developmental, academic history & current functioning will help the examiner.

In brief: Your doctor can

refer you to a psychologist or neuropsychologist to test your cognitive & adaptive abilities.
Intellectual Disability & Specific Learning Disorder with impairment in reading, written expression &/or math are both neurodevelopmental disorders that impair function before 18. A 3-generation family history, your medical, developmental, academic history & current functioning will help the examiner.
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