Having a learning disability means that people find it harder to learn certain life skills. The problems experienced vary from person to person, but may include aspects such as learning new things, communication , managing money, reading, writing, or personal care. Some people are born with a disability, whereas others may develop one as a result of an accident or illness in childhood. Types of learning disabilities differ hugely. Someone with mild disabilities may be able to live independently with minimal support, whereas someone with severe and profound disabilities may require 24 hour care, and help with performing most daily living skills.
Learning Disabilities and Related Mild Disabilities: Characteristics, Teaching. Janet W. Lerner is professor emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University, where she served as professor and chairperson of the Department of Special Education. She has taught at several colleges and.
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NCBI Bookshelf. National Guideline Alliance UK. Learning disabilities are common and many people with learning disabilities have considerable, and often multiple, mental health problems. Additionally, their health needs are often overlooked, or misattributed to their learning disabilities, resulting in unnecessary suffering which could be alleviated by access to the right care and support. While all NICE guidelines are relevant for people with learning disabilities, this guideline has been produced to highlight reasonable adjustments so that people with learning disabilities who have mental health problems receive equality of care and support.