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What are the most common learning disabilities?

Learning disabilities can be verbal or nonverbal. Common verbal learning disabilities are dyslexia, which causes problems with reading and connecting letters with their sounds; dysgraphia, which causes problems with handwriting and spelling; and dysnomia, which causes problems with word memory. Common nonverbal learning disabilities include dyscalculia, which causes problems learning math and ageometria, which causes problems with logical thinking.

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