What is a barrier to learning

What is a barrier to learning?
It is a question that most teachers do tend to ask. A barrier to learning is all that stands in the way of a child being able to learn effectively. A child may experience one or more barriers to learning throughout his or her education. A child with a disability will experience that disability as an essential barrier to learning and will require varying levels of support to accommodate their disability in order to reach their full academic potential. They can also be societal/environmental barriers. For example, extreme poverty, abuse or neglect will all act as barriers to a child’s learning.
There are different types of barriers to learning:
• Emotional and Health barriers
• Financial Issues
• Cultural and Social Issues
• Barriers within the academic system
• Language and Education
• Lack of parental involvement
• Learning difficulties – these may include difficulties within the child such as Dyslexia or ADHD that prevent them from performing according