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What does SLD stand for?

SLD stands for Specific Learning Disabilities

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We have served public school systems and charters across Arizona since 1995, demonstrating success in providing specialized education and therapeutic services to students across the disability spectrum: Autistic, Emotionally Disabled, Intellectual Disabilities (Mild-Moderate-Severe), Multiple Disabilities, Specific Learning Disabilities, Speech-Language Impairments, and Other Health Impairments.
present research-based strategies for general and special education teachers to use to support the learning of K-8 students with high-incidence disabilities (such as specific learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, mild mental retardation, and high-functioning autism) using inclusive instruction, and how to recognize and respond to individual needs.
The latest details on specific learning disabilities and conditions that make learning difficult, from dyslexia to auditory and autism disorders, makes for a powerful collection covering everything from diagnosis to the latest therapies and federal education laws.
This collection of 25 articles by leading researchers and practitioners uses a question and answer format to explain their views, covering lessons learned from the past about neuropsychology and specific learning disabilities, the current state of chaos in diagnosis and treatment, taking neuroscience and/or neuropsychology and RTI as complementary activities, the possibility of RTI replacing other approaches, ongoing questions of nature and nurture, assessment versus testing, the role of comprehensive assessment in RTI, integrating science and practice in education, identifying a learning disability as a process, the challenges of applying neuro/psychological approaches to minority groups, brain-behavior relationships and further applications.
For more information about the NRCLD and the tool, Learning Disabilities Resource Kit: Specific Learning Disabilities Determination Procedures and Responsiveness to Intervention, visit the NRCLD Web site, at http://www.