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 Our offices usually remain open during periods of inclement weather; however, individual clinicians may elect to cancel their scheduled appointments. If you have an appointment during a period of inclement weather, please check your clinician's voicemail greeting for his or her availability. You may also ring through to our staff, but please be aware that we may be experiencing high call volumes during weather emergencies. If you need to cancel your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can plan accordingly. Thank you!

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities are a neurological group of disorders that affects the brain’s ability to process and respond to information. Learning disability is a broad term that refers to impairment in a specific area, such as reading, math, written or spoken language, that occurs despite average intelligence and cannot be explained by another disability such as visual, motor, or hearing impairments. Additionally, the impairment in learning should not be a result of cultural, economic or environmental deprivation, such as lack of exposure to adequate academic instruction.

The most common type of learning disability involves impairment in basic reading and language skills. Also, while they are separate disabilities, Learning Disabilities often co-occur with ADHD. Early identification of a learning disability is critical so that children can receive appropriate educational supports and academic interventions. Spectrum Behavioral Health provides services involving psycho-educational assessment in order to identify whether a suspected learning disability is present.

Further Information on Learning Disabilities:

LD Online
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Council for Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America