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Learning Disabilities

Learning disabilities can be difficult to define. How these disorders are classified isn't as important as recognizing that each one can seriously interfere with a youngster's ability to learn. All learning impairments share one thing in common: deviations in processing in one or more locations of the brain.

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Special Education

A child with a learning problem is put into special education services to make up for the gap between her current school performance and her academic and intellectual potential, as determined by the testing.