Learning Disabilities

Although research has predominantly looked at reading, there is evidence that suggests that children with Duchenne are at increased risk for all three types of specific learning disabilities: dyslexia (reading disorder), dyscalculia (mathematics disorder), and dysgraphia (disorder of written communication).

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Information in this section was contributed, in part, by James Poysky, PhD. Read Dr. Poysky’s entire document, Learning and Behavior in Duchenne (download).