SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY (SLD)

major deficit in academic or scholastic skills that does not reach all learning areas but is limited to a certain aspect. In U.S. federal legislation, this term is used interchangeably with LEARNING DISABILITY.

SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY (SLD): "Joe had a specific learning disability and found numbers very confronting."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY (SLD)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/specific-learning-disability-sld/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
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