There are number of factors that can affect learning potential undiagnosed, and learning difficulties can also result in psychological or behavioural problems. Assessment of these Children are therefore able to access appropriate service once identified. These difficulties include: Learning Difficulties (LD)
, Learning Disabilities
, ADD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
, and Dyslexia.
These are conditions in which children become disruptive, not responding appropriately to discipline and as such leading to poor relationships with peers and authority (including parents). These include the following: Oppositional Defiant Disorder
, Conduct Disorder
and Antisocial Personality Disorder
just to name a few.
Children that have impaired cognitive function are a lot more vulnerable to developing psychiatric disorders than those without. Making a diagnosis will help facilitate access to appropriate support. These would include a range of intellectual disabilities.
These include a range of disorders in which the expected normal development is not achieved or has been disrupted. These are: Autistic Spectrum Disorders
and Communication Disorders.
Children, adolescents and young adults are equally prone to developing anxiety
These could be earlier onset presentations or develop as a result of reaction to undiagnosed difficulties (academic
, and developmental
) or as consequence of traumatic experiences like abuse (physical, sexual and neglect), or chronic medical illnesses
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