Learning Difficulties/Disabilities Q & A

Are learning disabilities considered a lifelong condition? Yes

Are learning disabilities caused by Neurological conditions? – Yes

Is a Specific Learning Disability considered a learning difficulty? – Yes

Is a Learning Disability an “umbrella” terminology for a wide range of learning disabilities? – Yes

What disability accommodations are recommended for Learning Disabilities?

Can Learning Disabilities be hidden and go unrecognised? – YES

What do Teachers need to know about learning disabilities – see what ACER says – they even acknowledge GLD students