Learning disabilities are not a disease, but may be the result of genetics, environmental factors, disease or injury. Individuals diagnosed with learning disabilities may have problems with the input, integration, storage and/or output of information. It is not indicative if intellectual capacity. Learning disabilities are usually addressed through education intervention and the teaching of modified learning skills. (see also dyslexia)
Massage does not affect learning disabilities per se, but administering massage can help to reduce the stress and frustration often associated with learning disabilities.