Learning disability (LD)
LD is a neurological disorder where the individual will have average or above average IQ but has difficulty in academics as it inhibits reading, writing and /or mathematical skills. The condition can also interfere the high order cognitive functions such as reasoning, memory, attention, organization etc. The most common types of LD are dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia. LD assessment will give a clear idea of the child’s actual (based on the capability of the child) academic level in reading, writing and mathematics. Also, the test will assess the eye hand coordination, spatial reasoning, auditory perception, memory and other relevant areas which is important for academic performance.