learning difference


Examples of learning difference in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As long as stigma and misunderstanding towards children with neurological and learning differences exist, the back-to-school season will continue to entail a certain amount of anxiety for students and caregivers. Staff Author, Parents, 21 Aug. 2023 Recent studies show 15-20% of the population has ADHD, dyslexia or another learning difference. Amanda Kondolojy, Orlando Sentinel, 23 Aug. 2022 One notable difference: Orleans requires all students as young as kindergarten to wear masks unless a student has a learning difference or a disability that exempts them. Kyle Whitfield, NOLA.com, 5 Aug. 2020 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, 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, 12 Feb. 2020 The system was failing him, just like so many other kids with learning differences. Mark Armstrong, Longreads, 18 Dec. 2019 Standard schools are generally ill-equipped to deal with children who have social and learning differences. Ben Brazil, Daily Pilot, 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, 10 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of learning difference was in 1982

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“Learning difference.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/learning%20difference. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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