AbnormalDevelopmental and Cognitive Disorders

Learning Disorders

This preview to NYUs Child Study Center shows two young people and Dr. Dominick Auciello who explain how the center benefits those with learning disorders.

The first patient, a teenage boy, explains that his teachers dont see his struggle because he seems normal in class.

The second patient, a young girl, has difficulty reading. How are learning disorders recognized in the DSM? Name some learning disorders. In the U.S., what are the statistics regarding those with learning disorders? Which learning disorder is most common? Is dyslexia a learning disorder?

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