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Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Basics

learning disabilitiesMillions of American school children and their parents struggle with serious learning problems and the issues they produce. In order to understand learning disabilities, parents must develop a better understanding of learning processes and potential reading, writing, math and attention difficulties, and learn specific strategies and resources for responding, and hear from a range of learning disability experts. Gain perspective on learning disabilities by exploring a variety of learning problems, treatments, and expert opinions.

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