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learning difficulties

pl n
  1. difficulty experienced in reaching the average standard of people of the same age group as regards intellectual and cognitive skills and performance
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This is now the standard umbrella term to cover both difficulties created by specific conditions, such as dyslexia, and by less than average intellectual skills
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