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.
What does SLD stand for?
SLD stands for Specific Learning Disorder
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We have 164 other meanings of SLD in our Acronym Attic
- Slow Learning Disability
- Slow Long Distance (training method)
- Social and Liberal Democrats (UK political party)
- Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (Democratic Left Alliance, Poland)
- Sonic Layer Depth
- Source-Level Debugger
- Special Learning Disability
- Special Low Dispersion (glass)
- Specific Language Disability (Dyslexia)
- Specific Learning Disabilities
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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.
Mayen Konarski received the national award for her work with patients who have specific learning disorders.
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.