author={G. Reid Lyon},
  journal={Journal of Developmental \& Behavioral Pediatrics},
  • G. Lyon
  • Published 1 April 1992
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Approximately 5% of all public school students are identified as having a learning disability (LD). LD is not a single disorder, but includes disabilities in any of seven areas related to reading, language, and mathematics. These separate types of learning disabilities frequently co-occur with one another and with social skill deficits and emotional or behavioral disorders. Most of the available information concerning learning disabilities relates to reading disabilities, and the majority of… 

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