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Specific Learning Disability: Problems

Des Walsh

One of the most persistent and frustrating challenges facing those concerned with specific learning disability is to formulate a definition that will serve the needs of teachers, parents and the children who may be handicapped in that way. Even in the United States, where most of the research goes on, there is no single, accepted definition so it is hardly surprising, therefore, that we, in this country, lack the guide lines and indicators that will help us identify and better understand the target group.

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