It is important to note that the difficulty is with motivation and not intellect or ability. Possible deficits in academic or working capacity come about as a result of inattention as secondary outcomes but can be managed and worked around.
Individuals have different ways of learning, each have their own style and technique. Some may prefer writing, while others prefer reading aloud. Others may learn best by observing. The styles overlap, mix to some degree and sometimes we find a dominant or preferred style emerge for certain individuals.