Learning disorders occur frequently, and are characterized by inadequate development of specific academic skills not related to mental retardation, brain damage or socio-cultural deprivation.
It appears related to an operational difficulty of the central nervous system in gathering, storing and retrieval of information. A cybernetic model lends itself well to underst and ing these processes. Clinical features, locus of impairment, assessment and treatment are described for each type of learning disorder. The material characterizes such problems in ways that increase clinicians' underst and ing of the variety of difficulties encountered, marking them better able to advise and refer appropriately
E. Breger ,
Developmental learning disorders: current concepts and management strategies,
Egypt. J. Psychiatry. 1994;
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