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Cognition and Learning

A child or young person with cognition and learning needs may learn at a slower pace than others their age.  They may have difficulties accessing elements of the curriculum, or difficulties with organisational and memory skills.  Learning difficulties include:

  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)
  • Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia.