Learning and attention issues affect one in five American students. These neurologically based disorders interfere with an individual's ability to store, process, or produce information. While science seeks to pinpoint exactly what areas of the brain are involved, students with learning difficulties must learn to manage. This authoritative volume introduces readers to the many labels used to describe conditions that affect attention, memory, coordination, social, and emotional skills. Readers will learn to recognize symptoms and common misconceptions, and get advice on how to cope with a learning disability. A list of valuable organizations and websites will help readers gain further insight.