Types of Learning Disabilities
Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) – a SLD resulting in difficulty with the processing and remembering of auditory receptive language-related tasks.
Dyscalculia – a SLD causing problems with arithmetic and maths concepts.
Dysgraphia – a writing disorder resulting in illegibility or poor expressive language.
Dyslexia – a language and reading disability.
Dyspraxia – or Sensory Integrative Disorder (also called ‘Clumsy Child Syndrome’) which causes problems with motor co-ordination and planning (executive functioning).
Visual Motor Deficit – a SLD resulting in difficulties using scissors, catching a ball and handwriting (fine motor skills).
Visual-Spatial Deficit – a SLD causing difficulty with planning page lay-out, reading analogue time, reading maps and graphs and other visual-spatial tasks.
Train the Brain offers educational assessments and remedial tuition for the above disorders.