Specific Learning Disability: Definition & Types


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Which of the following specific learning disabilities is characterized by difficulty understanding mathematical concepts or learning math facts?

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1. Which of the following specific learning disabilities is named after the Greek term for ''difficulties with writing?''

2. Which of the following specific learning disabilities is primarily a reading disorder but can also affect writing, spelling and speaking?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your knowledge on specific learning disabilities (SLDs). You will be expected to understand information about learning disabilities and a type of reading disorder.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can be used to test your comprehension of:

  • A reading disorder
  • Difficulty understanding math
  • Information about specific learning disabilities
  • Disability that causes difficulty with writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on SLDs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a disorder that results in difficulty understanding math
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding effects of learning disabilities

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about SLDs, then look no further. This lesson titled Specific Learning Disability: Definition & Types will help you to:

  • Discuss what a SLD is and how it affects students' learning
  • Recall what the IDEA is and how it relates to SLDs
  • Explore the different types of disabilities there are and the various ways they present
  • Identify examples of SLDs
  • Distinguish the difference between specific SLDs