Learning Difficulties

These pages look at specific learning difficulties that some students face, especially as they relate to language learning.


Overview of dyslexia, especially as it relates to language-learning, warning signs and symptoms, strategies for teachers, and an audio interview with a dyslexic


Overview of dysgraphia, how it differs from dyslexia, types of dysgraphia, warning signs and symptoms, strategies for teachers

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Overview of ADHD, how it differs from ADD, myths, symptoms and warning signs, strategies for teachers


Overview of autism spectrum disorders (including Asperger's syndrome), with signs, symptoms and strategies for teachers

See also: Strategies for Teaching English to Students with Learning Difficulties