Manasquan Learning Disabilities
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers
Support and Resources for Adults with LD
The impact of learning disabilities is lifelong. The issues that made school work so challenging as a child crop up again in the workplace, in social situations, and in our homes. Paperwork and reports at work; keeping up with bills; and helping our children with their homework can be a struggle.
Maybe you grew up knowing you had a learning disability and received special education services. Or you struggled with learning difficulties and never knew exactly how to identify the problem. As an adult, you are probably now in command of a number of techniques that make life easier. Over the years, you have figured out ways to obtain and keep track of the information you need. You have developed systems to get organized. On this page, you can find even more avenues to success at work, in your relationships, and in the community.
New to LD
If you are just learning that you have a learning disability you may be confused and not know where to begin. It can be a daunting and complicated task. But don’t despair. LDA is here to help you understand this new diagnosis and lead you or your child to the right support systems.
Specific Learning Disabilities
Auditory Processing Disorder
Affects how sound that travels unimpeded through the ear is processed & interpreted by the brain.
A specific learning disability that affects a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts.
A specific learning disability that affects a person’s handwriting ability and fine motor skills.
A specific learning disability that affects reading and related language-based processing skills.
Language Processing Disorder
A specific type of (APD) that affects attaching meaning to sound groups that form words, sentences and stories.
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
Has trouble interpreting nonverbal cues like facial expressions or body language and may have poor coordination.
Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
A disorder that affects the understanding of information that a person sees, or the ability to draw or copy.
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