SPECIAL CHILD By N., Sam M.S. - 3809 a child with special needs for education and training. They may have learning disabilities, mental retardation or emotional problems. SPECIAL CHILD: "Joe was considered to be a special child due to his physical disabilities." Related Psychology Terms CHILD PSYCHIATRY Developing a Case Study MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) Hitler and Conformity Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SPECIAL CHILD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/special-child/ (accessed June 30, 2022).