Learning difficulties

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Learning difficulties may refer to:

  1. Dyslexia, difficulty in learning to read fluently
  2. Dyscalculia, difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic
  • Intellectual disability, significantly impaired cognitive functioning and adaptive deficits appearing before adulthood

Note that the term learning disability means "difficulty learning in a typical manner" in North America but refers specifically to "intellectual disability" in the United Kingdom. For more information, see the section on History of the terminology (United Kingdom).