Meaning of learning disability

learn'ing disabil"ity

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a disorder, as dyslexia, usually affecting school-age children of normal or above-normal intelligence, characterized by difficulty in understanding or using spoken or written language, and thought to be related to impairment or slowed development of perceptual motor skills.
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