What is a learning
A learning disability affects the way
someone learns, communicates or does some everyday things.
Someone has a learning disability all through their life.
There are many different types of learning
disability. They can be mild, moderate or severe.
Some people with a mild learning disability
do not need a lot of support in their lives. But other people
may need support with all sorts of things, like getting
dressed, going shopping, or filling out forms.
Some people with a learning disability
also have a physical
disability. This can mean they need a lot of support 24
hours a day. This is known as profound and multiple learning disability (PMLD).
A learning disability does not stop
someone from learning
and achieving a lot in life, if they get the right support.
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