Other Associated Problems

What is Learning Difficulty?

Children with LD also have the following associated problems:

  • Inconsistent behavior
  • Inability to compete
  • Unpopularity with teachers and peers
  • Parental punishment
  • Hyperactive, impulsive nature
  • Short temper
  • Loneliness
  • Attacking/ aggressive nature
  • Disobedience
  • Depression
  • Attention seeking behavior
  • High anxiety
  • Repetition of the same mistakes

Certain peculiar situations in our country further complicate the problem.

  • Early academic pressure
  • Learning by rote
  • Large classes- poor individual attention
  • Language of instruction other than language spoken at home
  • High parental expectation
  • Insistence on right handedness
  • Child abuse and neglect