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Cognition and Learning

'Learning difficulties cover a wide range of needs, including moderate learning dif ficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD), where children are likely to need support in all areas of the curriculum and associated difficulties with mobility and communication, through to profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).'


'Specific learning difficulties (SpLD), affect one or more specific aspects of learning. This encompasses a range of conditions such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.'   


6.30 & 6.31: Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice, July 2014 

Specific learning difficulties
Learning difficulty and disability