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my mom is illiterate and unable to learn. she is 61 years old. she has the exam coming up to become a US citizen. she cannot take it because of her learning disability. the immigration officer said she needs a letter from a doctor saying she has a learning disability. my question is....what kind of doctor does she need to see? neurologist? psychiatrist? psychologist? thank you, ladies.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:45 PM on May. 13, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Start with her general doctor. They will ask some questions to determine if she has a learning disorder, then send her to a specialist whom can diagnose the cause of her learning disorder.
    ABusyBee

    Answer by ABusyBee at 2:49 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • She needs to go to a psychologist, they can referer her to testing for learning disabilities. Who knows maybe once they test her, they will find a way for her to learn.
    nurdreams

    Answer by nurdreams at 2:52 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • Start with her primary care doctor, whoever she usually sees. Most others you need a referral to anyway. You should be able to call and ask, even just get a referral over the phone if the PC can't help.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:11 PM on May. 13, 2010

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