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learning difficulties

pl n
(Education) difficulty experienced in reaching the average standard of people of the same age group as regards intellectual and cognitive skills and performance
Usage: Learning difficulties is now the standard umbrella term to cover both difficulties created by specific conditions, such as dyslexia, and by less than average intellectual skills

learning difficulties

An impaired ability to learn, sometimes congenital and sometimes resulting from damage to the brain caused by injury or disease.
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DEAR people from what you now call Slatyford (but to me it will always be Denton Burn), I read in The Chronicle about the protest about building accommodation for people with learning difficulties.
Tenders are invited for 1617-0753 schools outreach service for autism, severe and profound learning difficulties
This research aimed to validate the screening checklist for the students with learning difficulties in the subject of mathematics at primary level in the public schools.
In 1999, Carmen Chahine Debbane, who has had personal experience with learning difficulties founded the Lebanese Center for Special Education (CLES) with the purpose of assisting children who suffer from Dys-learning difficulties, who are often not diagnosed and not given the right treatment, resulting in suffering for these children and their families.
The study was applied to a sample of 110 students from fifth in the State of Kuwait, 55 of them with learning disabilities and 55 students without, according to diagnostic procedures derived from the Discrepancy Criterion, using a number of research tools, including Raven's progressive matrices, diagnostic assessment measures for learning difficulties and working memory tests to find statistically significant differences between people with learning difficulties and people with normal working memories.
Muscat: The Sultanate is celebrating Learning Difficulties Day today, The Ministry of Education announced.
YOUNG people with learning difficulties are setting off on the adventure of a lifetime, battling the elements and learning to survive in subzero temperatures.
A newly published series of books uses an innovative technique to make learning to read easy for children with learning difficulties and those starting to learn.
It addresses the skills and process involved in learning to read, approaches to beginning reading, learning difficulties related to reading, strategies and learning activities for young children and students with learning difficulties, specific interventions and strategies for difficulties, and assessment.
Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), which are disorders affecting school performance (reading, arithmetic, writing), remain misunderstood by some doctors, teachers and parents and are often confused with learning difficulties, which are rather temporary and related to psychological and socio-familial causes (economic difficulties, family problems .
NNA - National Education and Higher Education Minister Elias Bou Saab patronized on Friday the National Day for Students with Learning Difficulties organized by SKILD centre and the British Council.
Tips, tricks, techniques, and practical suggestions make Specific Learning Difficulties invaluable for every teacher, tutor, coach, or educator who works with learning disabled students.

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