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How to detect learning problems?

How to detect learning problems?

The factors that favor learning

  • Cognitive (thought / reasoning, concentration / attention and memory)
  • Affective-social (attitude, motivation, will and social skills)
  • Environmental (place, mental state, time)

We are faced with a learning problem when there is a difficulty in one or several of the following areas: hearing, speaking, reading, writing, calculation, reasoning, attention, while verifying that in which there is no difficulty performance is normal and even superior. This is intended to reject cases of mental deficiency.

It is important to rule out that the child does not present any neurological, auditory or visual problems.

Although, learning difficulties are generally spoken when there are problems in the calculation, reading, reasoning / comprehension and writing, there may be spatial problems, erroneous attention or memory linguistic processes that cause or accompany learning difficulties.

The Learning problems they can cause other associated symptoms that would indicate that something happens: demotivation, low self-esteem, deficit in social skills and even dropping out of school.

Sometimes it is not the parents who detect these difficulties but the teachers who observe a delay in the child's learning with respect to others and advise them to go to a professional in order to solve them as soon as possible. But when to go ?.

It is important to go to psychopedagogue or at speech therapist If there is a language problem from 4-5 years. Its problems appear in the acquisition of literacy go with 6-7 years and if there are problems of reading comprehension, attention, calculation from 8 years. Although it is never too late, it is true that the longer it takes to start the treatment, the longer it will take to improve its capabilities.

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