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Learning Disabilities

One in Seven: Learning about Learning Disabilities

This site provides information on understanding learning disabilities, negotiating the special education process and helping your child and yourself.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

Learning Disabilities Association of America

What you need to know about learning disabilities

A learning disability (LD) is a neurological disorder that affects the brain's ability to receive, process, store and respond to information. This site provides an introduction to LDs in general and how they affect people at different ages.

Review Date: March 31, 2015

National Center for Learning Disabilities

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