from the discussion board at OrthodoxChristianity.net: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,20075.0.html
The discussion turns from Learning Disabilities to ADHD. ADHD and Learning Disabilities are two different things. The respondents to the question reinterpreted the difficulties of the student in this story-based question this chemistry professor shared as more likely ADHD.
The main thing here are the references to some resources on ADHD, “Driven to Distraction” and “Delivered from Distraction,” by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey. (There is apparently a third book in the series, “Answers to Distraction.”