College offers students challenges and opportunities, but those with learning or language disorders may have more stress and difficulties than peers.
Speech and language disorders contain a broad spectrum of learning difficulties. These disorders can interfere with learning and effect students ability to learn and perform.
SVC Disability Access Services has provides information, legal requirements, college services available, procedures, and frequently asked questions by faculty.
Auditory Processing Disorder. APD Difficulty understanding sounds, may affect spoken language.
Dyscalculia Difficulty understanding, using, or processing math.
Dysgraphia Difficulty expressing the written word, including handwriting
Dyslexia Difficulty deciphering the written word
Language-Based Learning Disability LBSD An overview term for language disabilities, that prevents or disrupts effective learning
Expressive Language Difficulty in using expressive language. Conveying ideas, feelings, and emotions.
Receptive Language Difficulty with understanding spoken language, such as learning in an lecture format.
Specific Language Impairment SLI Difficulty gaining language skills in children. No specific disorder, language delay.