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What does SLD stand for?

SLD stands for Specific Learning Disorder

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Youth in special education Last year, I realized that fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) was a serious contributor to the four major and common problems children have (speech and language disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, specific learning disorders, and mild mental retardation) (CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY NEWS, May 2012, p.
They introduce assessment, theories, and methods, then discuss computerized cognitive retraining programs for patients with traumatic brain injury and other brain disorders, a holistic approach that involves cognitive tasks and mediation and psychological and other professional services, EEG neurofeedback training, cognitive behavioral principles, a circuitry approach to rehabilitation, cognitive remediation of neurocognitive deficits in schizophrenia, interventions for specific learning disorders, and challenges in the field.
More recently, I did a Continuous Quality Improvement review of several school-based clinics in the Chicago public schools, and learned that children with various levels of mental retardation (mostly mild), speech and language, ADHD, and specific learning disorders are identified in the second grade.