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What are Learning Disabilities?

Learning disabilities themselves are now commonly understood to be lifelong conditions of neurological origin.

Laws and policies on these issues may be new, but learning disabilities have been around forever.

In fact, many of the stories we hear of people like Einstein and Edison are histories of overcoming learning and attention problems—and of making good use of alternative ways of looking at the world.

In any semester, we have a number of talented and capable students with LD or ADD on the Pacific campus; understanding how neurological disorders can affect perception, processing, retention, and expression of information is critical to the success of these students.