Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

Also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder, this is a condition that negtively affects how sound that travels unimpeded through the ear (normal hearing ) is processed or interpreted by the brain. Individuals with APD do not recognize subtle differences between ...Read More


A specific learning disability that affects a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts.

Individuals with this type of LD may also have poor comprehension of math symbols...Read More


A specific learning disability that affects a person’s handwriting ability and fine motor skills. Problems may include illegible handwriting, inconsistent spacing, ...Read More


A specific learning disability that affects reading and related language-based processing skills. The severity can differ in each individual but can affect reading fluency, decoding, reading comprehension, recall, writing, spelling, and...Read More

Language Processing Disorder

A specific type of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in which there is difficulty attaching meaning to sound groups that form words, sentences and stories. While an APD affects the interpretation...Read More

Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

A disorder which is usually characterized by a significant discrepancy between higher verbal skills and weaker motor, visual-spatial and social skills. Typically, an individual with NLD (or NVLD)...Read More

Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Integration

A disorder that affects the understanding of information that a person sees, or the ability to draw or copy. A characteristic seen in people with learning disabilities such as Dysgraphia or Non-verbal LD...Read More

Other Related Disorders

ADHD, Dyspraxia, Sensory Processing Disorder, Executive Functioning and Memory...Read More