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What does SLD stand for?

SLD stands for Severe Learning Disability

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However, as the mother of a young adult with a severe learning disability, I found it gruelling and hard to read, and to people in a similar situation, I would recommend it with caution, for it confirms many of a parent's worst fears.
A third, and again we need to find out much more about this, is that there is evidence that severe learning disability may be up to three times more common among children and young people in Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities than in the general population.
Six-year-old Rachel has a severe learning disability and needs 24-hour attention and care which Rhonda has never ceased to provide.
Other neurological disabilities, including left hemisphere traumatic brain injury, severe learning disability, language disorders, attention deficit disorder, and Tourette's syndrome, share many features with autism (Frith, 1991, Tsai, 1992; Yeung-Courchesne & Courchesne, 1997).
The trust is designed to meet the needs of adults with a moderate to severe learning disability.