learning disabled
adjective see learning disability

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • learning-disabled — [lʉrn′iŋdis ā΄bəld] adj. having a learning disability …   English World dictionary

  • learning disabled — adjective see learning disability * * * learning disabled adj parents with learning disabled children • • • Main Entry: ↑learning disability …   Useful english dictionary

  • learning disabled —    having chronic difficulty with schoolwork    An extension into education of the disabled imagery:     His own term was cryptophobic ... but I think in today s lingo we d say learning disabled . (Turow, 1993)    Whence learning disability, such …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • learning-disabled — /lerr ning dis ay beuhld/, adj. pertaining to or having a learning disability: a learning disabled child. [1970 75] * * * learning disabled UK US adjective unable to learn basic skills or information at the same rate as other people Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • learning-disabled — /lerr ning dis ay beuhld/, adj. pertaining to or having a learning disability: a learning disabled child. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • learning disabled — people who have learning disabilities, people affected by disorders characterized by difficulty in learning or reading (such as dyslexia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • learning-disabled — adjective Possessing a condition that impedes learning …   Wiktionary

  • learning-disabled — UK / US adjective unable to learn basic skills or information at the same rate as other people …   English dictionary

  • learning disability — n any of various disorders (as dyslexia or dysgraphia) that interfere with an individual s ability to learn resulting in impaired functioning in verbal language, reasoning, or academic skills (as reading, writing, and mathematics) and are thought …   Medical dictionary

  • Learning disability — In the United States and Canada, the term learning disability (LD) refers to a group of disorders that affect a broad range of academic and functional skills including the ability to speak, listen, read, write, spell, reason and organize… …   Wikipedia

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