About specific lLearning difficulties


About specific learning difficulties

Specific Learning Difficulties' (SpLDs) is a term used to describe a range of difficulties including:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyspraxia/DCD
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

The term 'SpLD' is different from 'global learning difficulties' where someone may have a more general problem with learning. However, other difficulties are sometimes referred to as SpLDs such as: speech and language, Tourettes, etc.

See the individual pages to find out more about dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and ADHD including the main indicators and famous people.