Various Types of Specific Learning Disabilities
Additional Specific Learning Disabilities not defined in Virginia Regulations
Written Language Disability – Dysgraphia/Agraphia
Dysgraphia is a disorder of writing caused by neurological damage. Dysgraphia affects the student’s ability to write which requires motor and linguistic skills.
Mathematics Disability – Dyscalculia
Dyscalculia is the inability to understand and remember mathematics concepts, rules, formulas, basic computation skills, and sequence of operations.
Expressive Language – Developmental Aphasia
Aphasia is a language disorder that affects the student’s ability to understand and express linguistic messages.