This lively and interesting book discusses the meaning, nature and prevalence of Learning disabilities.Pupils with learning disabilities have difficulty acquiring basic skills or academic content which is characterised by intra-individual differrences, usually inform of a discrepancy between the learner’s ability and his or her achievement in areas such as reading, writing, arithmetic, or speaking. An understanding of the characteristics of pupils with learning disabilities is important in developing pre-referral interventions, making appropriate referrals, and in identifying effective accomodations and intervention strategies. This book was written after a master’s research that was conducted on nature and prevalence of Learning disabilities among standard three pupils in Starehe division of Nairobi, Kenya. The author believes that inorder to provide appropriate services, it is important to understand the pupil’s characteristics. Highly readable, practical and informative, this book will prove invaluable for policy markers, special education experts, curriculum developers, trainers, teachers and parents.