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Common Types of Learning Problems for Ohio Children with Spina Bifida

The Becker Law Firm, LPA

Children with the birth injury spina bifida can face numerous challenges. If you believe your child’s birth injury was caused by medical negligence, you may be able to receive compensation for your financial, physical and emotional losses. Seek help from a Cleveland birth injury lawyer to discuss your case.

There are some common types of learning problems that children with spina bifida may face, resulting in the need for special education services or programs, including the following:

  • attention difficulties;
  • perceptual motor problems;
  • difficulty comprehending concepts;
  • impulsivity/hyperactivity (they may miss assignments, complete work slowly or overlook social cues. If attention problems continue, it may be necessary to conduct evaluations for attention deficit disorder);
  • memory difficulties;
  • lack of organization;
  • difficulties with making decisions/solving problems; and
  • trouble with sequencing.

Depending on the needs of your child, you may require expensive educational services. These may be recoverable through a claim if your child’s condition was caused by medical negligence.

You may be able to file a claim related to the long term costs and educational issues for children with spina bifida. To learn what your legal options are, you should consult with a Cleveland birth injury lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer will take the time to carefully evaluate your case and determine if you have a legitimate claim worth pursuing.