is a condition, or collection of conditions which is highlighted by a severe decrease in the person's academic or scholastic abilities when compared to their peers. A learning difficulty is typically considered a result of a cognitive problem and not considered valid for those who struggle to grasp concepts after a related injury, to the eyes for example.

LEARNING DISABILITY (LI)): "A learning disability will almost always lead to a degradation in the quality of teaching or learning that individual receives which is why legislation is being drafted to increase the support given to an individual with a learning disorder which hampers them from effectively learning in a classroom."