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- As measured by standard tests the child's inability to achieve an expected level of proficiency within a particular learning field i.e. mathematics, reading etc.
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Learning Disorders
  - Disorder of Written Expression
PsychNet-UK Disorder of Written Expression Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.

Dyslexia and Learning Disorders - This site exists to provide information about dyslexia and other learning disorders.    It exists because of Dr. Garth Vaz's desire to improve the lives of everyone dealing with dyslexia and other learning disorders.  The method chosen to reach this goal is to make a wealth of information available to anyone interested in these areas.   These resources are also meant to complement Dr. Vaz's lectures and in-services on dyslexia, learning disabilities and behavioral disorders.  4/5
One ADD Place - Attention Deficit Learning Disorders ADD ADHD LD Products Services 3/5
Miller Method: for Children with Autism Spectrum and Severe Learning Disorders 3/5
Nonverbal Learning Disorder Association - Nonverbal Learning Disorder, known as NLD, is a neurophysiological disorder originating in the right hemisphere of the brain. Reception of nonverbal or performance-basedinformation governed by this hemisphere is impaired in varying degrees, including problems with visual-spatial, intuitive, organizational, evaluative, and holistic processing functions. 3/5
Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) - Also called Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, is a developmental disability which all too often goes undiagnosed. 3/5
Welcome to NLDline! 3/5
               
Mathematics Disorder - (See Also Dyscalculia)
  PsychNet-UK Mathematics Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  Dyscalculia - Is a lessor-known learning disability that affects mathatical calculations. It is derived from the generic name "mathematics difficulty". 2/5
Mathematics Disorder - From MedLinePlus. 4/5
Two Subtypes of Mathematics Disorders - Two Subtypes of Mathematics Disorders: Mathematical Computation Disorder - Affects individuals ability to solve math calculations. Mathematical Reasoning Disorder - Affects individuals ability to utilize mathematical reasoning to solve problems. A slide show presentation. 3/5             
   
   Developmental Coordination Disorder
PsychNet-UK Developmental Coordination Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) - Children who do not have the motor competence to cope with the demands of everyday tasks can be found in every classroom and may be described by parents, teachers and peers as "clumsy" or "physically awkward."
Development Coordinator Disorder - MedLine Plus. 3/5
PDF Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) - Have been diagnosed or are suspected of having Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). or Dyspraxia. An information Leaflet.
  
Motor Skills Disorder
PsychNet-UK Motor Skills Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis et
Motor Skills Disorder Treatment and Recommended Reading - Andrea Barkoukis, M.A., Natalie Staats Reiss, Ph.D., and Mark Dombeck, Ph.D.
Motor Skills Disorder - Author: Anna Maria Wilms Floet, MD, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Behavior and Developmental, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  Disruptive Behavior Disorders
PsychNet-UK Disruptive Behavior Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
AD/HD and Coexisting Conditions - Disruptive Behavior Disorders (WWK 5B). 3/5
How to Handle Your Child's Disruptive Behavior - From Kimberly L. Keith, for About.com. 2/5
Therapy in Disruptive Behavior Disorders - Efficacy of Pharmacotherapy in Disruptive Behavior Disorders. A research article.
 
Pica
PsychNet-UK Pica Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Anred: Pica - Pica is a craving for non-food items. The most frequent are Dirt, clay Paint chips, plaster, chalk Cornstarch, laundry starch, baking soda Coffee grounds Cigarette ashes, burnt match heads Rust Other items that are not usually considered food. 2/5
Pica - Eating non food items is referred to as pica. These items may include, but are not limited to dirt, paint chips, coffee grounds, hair, paper, sand, and cigarettes. 3/5
  
Reading Disorder - Also Known as Dyslexia
  PsychNet-UK Reading Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  Helping Reading With Colour - Until recently there was little convincing evidence that colour could help with reading, but such evidence is emerging and slowly acquiring the scientific respectability it has hitherto lacked. 3/5
   
Rumination Disorder
PsychNet-UK Rumination Disorder Information Sheet- Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
eMedicine - Eating Disorder: Rumination - Article by Cynthia R R Ellis, MD. 3/5
HealthCentral - General Encyclopedia - Rumination Disorder   3/5
  
  Feeding Disorder
  PsychNet-UK Feeding Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  Feeding Disorders - Penn State Children's Hospital. 3/5
  
Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome
PsychNet-UK Pathologicak Demand Avoidance Syndrome Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome - Contact Group. 3/5
  
Dyscalculia   (See Also Mathematics Disorder)
PsychNet-UK Dyscalculia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Dyscalculia.Org - Vast array if links, information etc. 3/5
Dyscalculia (or dyscalcula) - What it is and what it isn't. 3/5
Learning disabilities ( Dyscalculia ) - In the area of mathematics are explored here. Often referred to as dyscalculia, math-related learning disabilities are complex and require intervention by skillful teachers to help students achieve success. 3/5
Math Learning Disabilities - 2/5
  
  Prader-Willi Syndrome
PsychNet-UK Prader-Willi Syndrome Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Diagnostic Testing for Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes - Report of the ASHG/ACMG Test and Technology Transfer Committee. 3/5
Genetic Testing for Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes 3/5
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA). 3/5
Yale Child Study Center Clinic for Genetic Forms of Developmental Disorders . - 3/5
 
Recommended Books:
Handbook of Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Disruptive Behaviour Disorders in Children
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Handbook of Disruptive Behavior Disorders (Hardcover)
by Herbert C. Quay (Editor), Anne E. Hogan (Editor) "As is
now well known, the development of a taxonomy of the
phenomenon to be studied is a necessary first step in
scientific inquiry ..."
Disruptive Behaviour Disorders in Children: Treatment
Focussed Assessment (Hardcover) by Breen/Altepeter. (Author)
"It is widely recognized that children who are generally
characterized as "out of control" and who exhibit a variety
of noncompliant, oppositional, disruptive, and aggressive..."
Prader-Willi Syndrome - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography,
and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References
(Paperback) by ICON Health Publications (Author)
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