The professional diagnosis of a learning disability in your child can be a difficult one, even for the most practiced medical staff. In many cases it won't be clear what the exact learning disability is or how it has come about. Discovering that your child has a learning disability can be an emotional and confusing experience. Not only will you have to deal with your own feelings and new fears about the future, you may need to offer extra advice and support to the diagnosed child along with other family members who will also be affected by the news. Learn more about coping with a diagnosis of learning disabilities in the United Kingdom.