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Learning Disorders

ADHD is a medical condition that affects how well someone can sit still, focus, and pay attention. Learn more in this article.

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects the brain and can make communicating and interacting with other people difficult. Find out more.

Understanding Dyslexia
Dyslexia is a learning disability in which people have difficulty learning to read, even though they are smart enough and are motivated to learn. Learn more about dyslexia and how to deal with it.

ADHD Medicines
Lots of teens take medicines as part of their ADHD treatment plan. Get the facts on ADHD medicines and how they work.

Learning Disabilities
Learning disabilities affect the brain's ability to receive, process, analyze, or store information. These problems can make it difficult for a student to learn as quickly as others - but they have nothing to do with a person's intelligence.

Is Karate Helpful for Kids With Autism?
Find out what the experts have to say.

ADHD: Tips to Try
There's no quick fix for ADHD. But taking medicine and working with counselors can help. So can these tips for handling school and relationships.