Priority 24 from the Learning Difficulties Scotland PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How do learning difficulties affect the everyday life of children and young people living with a learning difficulty and those involved in their care? (JLA PSP Priority 24)
Overall ranking 24
JLA question ID 0070/24
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

J. McDaniel, K. D'Ambrose Slaboch, P. Yoder (2018). A meta-analysis of the association between vocalizations and expressive language in children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities. vol. 72, 202-213. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2017.1

P. Peng and D. Fuchs. (2017). A Meta-Analysis of Working Memory Deficits in Children With Learning Difficulties: Is There a Difference Between Verbal Domain and Numerical Domain? Journal of Learning Disabilities. 49(1): 3-20

J. C. A. W. Peijnenborgh, P. M. Hurks, A. P. Aldenkamp, J. S. H. Vles and J. G. M. Hendriksen. (2016). Efficacy of working memory training in children and adolescents with learning disabilities: A review study and meta-analysis. Neuropsychological Rehabiliation, 26(5-6): 645-672.

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples The effect of identifying learning difficulties on educational attainment ~ The every day effect of learning disability in adults - e.g., work, relationships, finance and general welfare ~ Implications for everyday life ~ Impact on toileting issues and any useful interventions 
Submitted by Professionals x 16  ~  parents/carers x 13  ~  Adults who experienced learning difficulties as a child x 2  ~  child/young person x 0
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0070
PSP name Learning Difficulties (Scotland)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 40  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018