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Global Learning Difficulties

Non-specific learning difficulties overview

Moderate learning difficulties (MLD)

Severe learning difficulties (SLD)

Profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD)

When children have learning difficulties that are more generalised and don’t relate to a specific neural problem or immaturity, they can be described as having moderate, severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, depending on their degree of difficulty.Many children with non-specific or global learning difficulties have other associated special needs - as we explain.

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