EDUCATIONAL RETARDATION 1 By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. Slowness of a student acquiring knowledge due to various disabilities. 2. Slowness or delay specific to a subject or educational setting. EDUCATIONAL RETARDATION 1: "Educational retardation means a student is having learning problems due to a physical, emotional, intellectual or mental disability." Related Psychology Terms SCIENTIFIC METHOD LEARNING SKILLS LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT (LRE) MATURATIONAL LAG RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WITH MENTAL RETARDATION TEACHING GAMES LANTERMAN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ACT TEACHER-EFFECTIVENESS EVALUATION UNCONSCIOUS LEARNING CONTEXT-SPECIFIC LEARNING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EDUCATIONAL RETARDATION 1," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/educational-retardation-1/ (accessed February 25, 2020).