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learning disability Line breaks: learn|ing dis|abil¦ity

Definition of learning disability in English:

noun

A condition giving rise to learning difficulties, especially when not associated with physical disability.
Example sentences
  • A Health Action Plan is a personal plan about what a person with learning disabilities can do to be healthy.

Derivatives

learning-disabled

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adjective
Example sentences
  • She found that classmates of learning-disabled students improved their average test scores when guided notes were distributed to the entire class.

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