Top 5 learning disabilities seen in school children


Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, recently released a report highlighting top 5 Learning Disabilities in school children in the country. Defined as a group of difficulties these disorders can be related listening, speaking, reading, writing, reasoning or mathematical skills.” While a staggering 80% of children worldwide suffer from one of these 5 disabilities one must know that with timely detection, correct therapy and professional aid most of these disabilities are completely curable. Here are the big 5 with information on how to deal with them.

Dysphasia or aphasia – A language learning disability

Dyspraxia – motor skills disability

Dysgraphia – writing difficulty

Dyscalculia – difficulty with mathematics

Dyslexia – difficulty in reading