TITLE

learning disorder

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1216
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "learning disorder" is presented. Learning disorder refers to one of a variety of disorders characterized by difficulty reading, writing or using mathematical symbols that is two standard deviations below the norm for one's age and otherwise normal intelligence. The condition may become apparent at an early age but usually is not recognized until the child begins formal education in school.
ACCESSION #
21233905

 

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