What is a Learning Disability?

  • disorder that affects people’s ability to either interpret what they see and hear or to link information from different parts of the brain.
  • has average or above-average intelligence

A learning disability is not:

  • a health problem
  • a physical disability
  • a visual or hearing problem
  • a behavioural problem
  • a mental or emotional problem
  • low intelligence
  • autism
  • a cognitive disability