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Acquired Learning Disorders in Children: A Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Framework for Assessment and Intervention: Judith A. Groves

Children with acquired learning disorders (ALD) constitute a substantial number of referrals for neuropsychological services. Etiological factors in acquired learning disorders include accidental brain trauma and nonaccidental brain trauma associated with illness or treatment for illness. The nature and course of neuropsychological dysfunction in children with ALD may be qualitatively different from the neuropsychological deficits demonstrated by children with learning disorders of unknown etiology.