Advocacy for learning

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  • 1. About 5% of children had ADHD without learning disability, 5% had learningdisability without ADHD, and 4% had both ADHD and learning disability
  • 2.  Approximately 9.5% or 5.4 million children 4-17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADHD, as of 2007. Boys, 13.2%, are more likely than girls, 5.6%, to be diagnosed with ADHD
  • 3. The most common cause of reading, writing and spelling difficulties.
  • 4.  Almost equally affects females and males Almost the same percentage of people from different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds have dyslexia Less than 33% of children with reading disabilities receive school services
  • 5. Percentage of the population that is diagnosed with dyscalculia, a learningdisability of comprehending arithmetic, compared to dyslexia
  • 6.  40-50% of dyslexics show no signs of dyscalculia between 3% and 6% of the population are affected
  • 7. a neurological disorder that is characterized by writing disabilities and difficulty withthe mechanics of writing
  • 8.  The percentage of primary school students with dysgraphia may increase 4% due to difficulty of handwriting Up to 20% increase in middle schooler students because written compositions become difficult