Definitions for "Learning disability"
A condition that interferes with a student's ability to learn.
A disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or using spoken or written language, that may affect a person's ability to think, listen, read, spell or do mathematical calculations.
People with Learning Disability where formerly known as having a 'mental handicap', which is a term that many of the people that it was used to describe find demeaning.
a broad term used to refer to a heterogeneous
a general term that refers to a heterogeneous group
a permanent (cognitive)
a specific, clinically documented condition that interferes with the cognitive assimilation, processing, retaining, and retrieval of information
a condition that can effect anybody, regardless of age, ethnicity, or gender
a must read for teachers, parents and particularly those who may have faced that life long struggle with the condition
a significant life-long condition which may require long-term residential care
a specific difference in learning that leads to underachievement in school
Keywords:  weakness, sea, strengths
a weakness in a sea of strengths
An eligibility category under IDEA and described in detail within the statute.
a failure to learn at the expected level, which is not due to lack of opportunity to learn
an inability to effectively process oral, written, or visual information