Glossary
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Diagnosis given to children and adults who consistently display certain characteristic behaviour such as inattention and hyperactivity.

Dysarthria

Disorder of fine motor muscles involved in speech, affects ability to pronounce sounds correctly.

Dycalculia
'Dyslexia but with numbers' - Problems with basic mathematical skills, trouble calculating - it is also called 'number blindness'.

Dysgraphia
Difficulty writing legibly with age-appropriate speed.

Dyslexia
Disorder in oral and/or written language i.e. speaking, reading, listening and writing

Dysnomia
Difficulty remembering names or recalling specific words: word finding problems

Dysorthographia
A specific spelling difficulty

Dyspraxia

Difficulty performing and sequencing fine motor movements, such as buttoning.

Learning Disability

Disorder that affects the ability to interpret what is seen or heard or to link information from different parts of the brain.