Definition of special needs in English:

special needs

Syllabification: spe·cial needs


  • (In the context of children at school) particular educational requirements resulting from learning difficulties, physical disability, or emotional and behavioral difficulties.
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    • Bonnah involved the relocation of a student with special needs from the traditional school system to one better equipped to deal with his needs.
    • There once was a boarding school couple at Riverview, a school for teens with special needs, located on Cape Cod.
    • It makes money by teaching children with special needs and by running charter public schools.

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