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Learning disability

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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.

How severe is your child's overall learning disability

(designed for kids 18 months or older)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Learning disability

When parents mention Learning disability they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Difficulty learningOften13 mentions
Delayed speech or language developmentOften2 mentions
Acting outSometimes1 mention
Difficulty calming downSometimes1 mention
Difficulty completing tasksSometimes1 mention
Floppy muscles or low muscle tone (hypotonia)Sometimes1 mention
ForgetfulnessSometimes1 mention
HyperactivitySometimes1 mention
MisbehavingSometimes1 mention
Sensitivity to sound (hyperacusis)Sometimes1 mention

Characteristics of Learning disability

How common is Learning disability?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 22.45% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Learning disability.

Percentage of kids with Learning disability by year of age


This is based on a survey of 980 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Learning disability “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.


SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe


29 mentions


62 mentions


129 mentions


128 mentions
Not at All


632 mentions

Discussion of Learning disability

What was your approach to Learning disability? What were the results?