learning disability


learning disability

noun

: a condition that makes learning difficult

Full Definition of LEARNING DISABILITY

:  any of various conditions (as dyslexia) that interfere with an individual's ability to learn and so result in impaired functioning in language, reasoning, or academic skills and that are thought to be caused by difficulties in processing and integrating information —called also learning difference
learning disabled adjective

First Known Use of LEARNING DISABILITY

1936

learning disability

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEARNING DISABILITY

: any of various disorders (as dyslexia or dysgraphia) that interfere with an individual's ability to learn resulting in impaired functioning in verbal language, reasoning, or academic skills (as reading, writing, and mathematics) and are thought to be caused by difficulties in processing and integrating information
learning disabled adjective

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