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What does it mean when a child or an adult can not seem to retain stuff?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:14 PM on Jan. 28, 2013 in Health

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  • It could mean a great many different things. From ADD to head trauma to one of many learning disabilities, etc. The best course of action would be for you to speak with your doctor.
    theMOMmission

    Answer by theMOMmission at 7:16 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • You mean like retaining information?
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 7:17 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • Info or material possessions?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:55 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • I guess academically :(
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:41 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

  • short term memory is better than a long term one. possibly practice exercises could help eg. memorizing facts in the history, life events etc.
    kujus04

    Answer by kujus04 at 10:26 PM on Jan. 28, 2013

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