About specific learning difficulties

The term 'specific learning difficulties' (SpLDs) includes:

  • dyslexia
  • dyspraxia / developmental coordination disorder 
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

although it can also refer to other difficulties such as speech and language, autism, Tourettes, etc. An SpLD differs from a global / general learning difficulty where someone may struggle more generally with learning and life skills.  

Dyslexia

Dyspraxia

ADHD