At Integrated Learning Academy, we specialize in helping students with specific learning disabilities. Our resources can help you learn your way.
ADD/ADHD – ADD is officially called Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or AD/HD. It is a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. It is, perhaps the most common of the learning disabilities.
Autism, also known as ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), is a group of neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by various social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted/repetitive behavioral patterns. The term “spectrum” refers to the wide range of ways in which this disorder may manifest itself. While some people with ASD are only mildly impaired, other are severely disabled.
Dyscalculia – This learning disability affects a person’s ability to understand and comprehend numbers and mathematics. Those who suffer from this disorder may also have a hard time organizing and memorizing numbers, learning how to use mathematical symbols, telling time, and counting.While not as well-known as its cousin dyslexia, dyscalculia is estimated to affect between 3% and 6% of the population, making it almost as prevalent.
Dysgraphia – This learning disability is the impairment of a person’s handwriting ability and other fine motor skills, especially those related to the transcription of ideas and language on to paper.
The struggle is more about putting thoughts on paper and less about commitment to the task.
Dyslexia – A developmental reading disorder dyslexia is one of the most common learning disabilities in children. In fact, it was the first learning disability identified and treated in the public school sector.
Visual Perceptual Motor Deficit affects the ability to understand information gathered through visual means. Sensory data obtained through seeing may be compromised due to defects in the way a person’s eyes move. These kinds of ocular defects can impair reading comprehension skills, lead to a short attention span, and negatively impact one’s ability to draw or copy information.