Help for Children With Learning Disabilities

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WHAT ARE LEARNING DISABILITIES?

“Learning disabilities are neurologically-based processing problems.  These processing problems can interfere with learning basic skills such as reading, writing and/or math.  They can also interfere with higher level skills such as organization, time planning, abstract reasoning, long or short term memory and attention.”  For more information go to:  Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

For more information about Learning Disabilities go to National Center for Learning Disabilities

SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY GROUPS IN CONNECTICUT

Special Education Advocacy groups provide information, referral, and assistance with advocacy to parents of children with learning disabilities. Groups in Connecticut include:

TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by service names:
Education Advocacy Groups
Disability Rights Groups
Special Education
Special Education Advocacy
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SOURCE: National Center for Learning Disabilities
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: May2017