EXCEPTIONAL CHILD By N., Sam M.S. - 131 A child who is significantly above or below the average in some respect. See giftedness- slow learner. EXCEPTIONAL CHILD: "Joe was an exceptional child in reading." Related Psychology Terms READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning LEARNING ADDS A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN EDUCATION Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population BDI-II Assessment Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXCEPTIONAL CHILD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/exceptional-child/ (accessed June 28, 2022).