Can be:

  • An intelligent child who fails at school.
  • Trouble with one or more of these: maths, spelling, writing or reading.
  • Knows maths or spelling one day but forgotten the next.
  • Trouble distinguishing between left and right, up and down, front and back.
  • Does well in some things but unexpectedly poorly at others.
  • Difficulty stopping and moving to a new activity when doing something they like, or have done successfully before.
  • Is a quiet child who bothers nobody in the classroom but does not learn.
  • Over-reacting in situations.
  • Prefers to play with children younger than themselves.