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Recent Examples on the Web Some kids with learning differences, whether on the autism spectrum or with specific emotional or physical needs, may require a level of professional care that parents aren't qualified to give, even with professional consultation. Lisa Selin Davis, CNN, "Disengaging from distance learning," 13 May 2020 Pitt Academy, 7515 Westport Rd., is a Catholic school affiliated with the archdiocese that serves students with a variety of intellectual disabilities and learning differences. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, "Catholic school in Louisville closes for rest of week due to 'increased' flu, strep cases," 12 Feb. 2020 The system was failing him, just like so many other kids with learning differences. Mark Armstrong, Longreads, "Normal Sucks: Author Jonathan Mooney on How Schools Fail Kids with Learning Differences," 18 Dec. 2019 Standard schools are generally ill-equipped to deal with children who have social and learning differences. Ben Brazil, Daily Pilot, "Irvine school provides a STEM education to children with disabilities," 10 Sep. 2019 Through tailoring teaching methods to individual students, the academy is a refuge for children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other social and learning differences. Ben Brazil, Daily Pilot, "Irvine school provides a STEM education to children with disabilities," 10 Sep. 2019 Cara Luhring has a question about the Paul Rabil Foundation, which helps children with learning differences. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Investor and lacrosse player Paul Rabil on Too Embarrassed to Ask," 18 June 2018 More from Mansion My mother was a therapist who treated children with learning differences. Marc Myers, WSJ, "Kyra Sedgwick on Growing Up in a Home That Felt Like a Museum," 5 June 2018 Taste and learn differences between styles of Old World European wines and those produced in New World countries like the Americas, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Chuck Yarborough, cleveland.com, "2018 Tri-C High School Rock Off: Here's who's up this Saturday at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," 23 Jan. 2018

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1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Learning difference.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/learning%20difference. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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