What are the causes of specific learning disability?

Specific learning disability is caused by an individuals personal background or medical background. This inlcudes:

  • Individuals with learning disabilities in their ancestry.
  • Individual who were premature babies, had below average birthweight, or fetal alcohol or drug spectrum disorders.
  • Adolescent trauma from mental or physical abuse that interrupts the growth or injures the the brain or nervous system.
  • Toxic contamination in ones environment that they are susceptible to.