ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 315.2

Oth learning difficulty

Diagnosis Code 315.2

ICD-9: 315.2
Short Description: Oth learning difficulty
Long Description: Other specific developmental learning difficulties
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 315.2

Code Classification
  • Mental disorders (290–319)
    • Neurotic disorders, personality disorders, and other nonpsychotic mental disorders (300-316)
      • 315 Specific delays in development

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Basic learning problem in writing
  • Developmental academic disorder
  • Developmental expressive writing disorder
  • Difficulty solving problems
  • Difficulty writing
  • Disturbance of cognitive learning
  • Impaired ability to learn new material
  • Information conversion problem
  • Learning difficulties
  • Slow learner

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 315.2 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Learning Disorders

Also called: Learning differences, Learning disabilities

Learning disorders affect how a person understands, remembers and responds to new information. People with learning disorders may have problems

  • Listening or paying attention
  • Speaking
  • Reading or writing
  • Doing math

Although learning disorders occur in very young children, they are usually not recognized until the child reaches school age. About one-third of children who have learning disabilities also have ADHD, which makes it hard to focus.

Evaluation and testing by a trained professional can help identify a learning disorder. The next step is special education, which involves helping your child in the areas where he or she needs the most help. Sometimes tutors or speech or language therapists also work with the children. Learning disorders do not go away, but strategies to work around them can make them less of a problem.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

  • Developmental reading disorder
  • Disorder of written expression
  • Mathematics disorder


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