Teacher Toolbox
Learning Strategies - Overview

slow speed of processing

Processing speed refers to the individual’s recognition of information and their ability to respond to it. 

How Difficulties with Speed of Processing may be Exhibited

  • Difficulties understanding and responding to verbal directions

  • Difficulties following the thread of conversations

  • Weaknesses recognizing and responding to verbal and visual cues, especially if they are presented quickly

  • Slow responses or output