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Have a question about learning disabilities? Find answers in our list of FAQs or submit your query to an LD expert.

Frequently Asked Questions - Submit Question Button Can’t find the answer you need in our always-growing list of frequently asked questions or in our “50 Questions About LD” e-book? Don’t worry—getting you the right information is our top priority. Click “ask a question” if you’d like to send your query to our team of LD experts for review. We’ll do our best to reply to your question promptly, and we might even add your question to our FAQs. And don’t forget to check out our expert twitter chats!



ASK THE EXPERTS

Have a question about learning disabilities? Find answers in our list of FAQs or submit your query to an LD expert.
Frequently Asked Questions - Submit Question Button

Can’t find the answer you need in our always-growing list of frequently asked questions or in our “50 Questions About LD” e-book? Don’t worry—getting you the right information is our top priority. Click “ask a question” if you’d like to send your query to our team of LD experts for review. We’ll do our best to reply to your question promptly, and we might even add your question to our FAQs. And don’t forget to check out our expert twitter chats!



Video: Strengths of Students With LD and Other Disorders

Video: Strengths of Students with LD and Other Disorders
There is no question that individuals with learning disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Asperger’s Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders face serious challenges in the areas of learning, attention and behavior. But many also exemplify characteristics that could be seen as pockets of strength. View this “Ask the Expert” video to learn about these individuals and their unique and often unrecognized and undervalued traits.

Video: What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Video: What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
This informative Ask the Expert video offers top line information about different disorders that fall under the Autism Spectrum (ASD) classification. Learn about the core features of ASD and become familiar with the specific areas of challenge that are hallmarks of this category of disabilities on our Autism Spectrum Disorder page.

Video: What Is Dyslexia?

What Is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a learning disability that people are born with. This language processing disorder can hinder reading, writing, spelling and sometimes even speaking. Dr. Horowitz talks about dyslexia and its impact on individuals with LD. For more resources, visit our “Dyslexia” section.

Video: What Is Executive Function?

Video Executive Function

What is executive function, and how it is related to children with learning disabilities? How does executive function affect learning? What are the warning signs? Dr. Horowitz answers these questions, and more, in this Ask the Expert video. For more information, read our article, “What Is Executive Function?

Video: What Is Visual Processing?

What Is Visual Processing?

What does visual processing mean for students with learning disabilities (LD)? What are some of the aspects of visual processing? Dr. Sheldon Horowitz will discuss these topics and more in this Ask the Expert video. For more information about how visual processing is related to LD, visit our “Visual Processing Disorders” section.