The 3D's in learning disabilities
Learn about the signs of various learning difficulties typically related to ADHD.
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that hampers reading abilities, and it is characterized by difficulty detecting speech sounds and understanding how they connect to letters and words (decoding). Dyslexia, sometimes known as a reading handicap, is caused by individual abnormalities in parts of the brain that process language.
Dyscalculia is a learning disability that impairs a person's ability to comprehend numerical information and mathematics. People with dyscalculia have difficulty with numbers and arithmetic because their brains do not handle math-related concepts as well as others who do not have this disease. It has been linked to ADHD but not autism spectrum disorder.
Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder and learning difference in which someone has difficulties writing at their age level. This can range from problems with the physical act of writing to problems with turning thoughts into written words.
Dysgraphia is a learning condition that can accompany ADHD, impacting writing abilities, handwriting, and spelling.