If these tests indicate that the child requires special educational services, the school evaluation team (planning and placement team) will meet to develop an individual educational plan (IEP) geared to the child’s needs.
The IEP describes in detail an educational plan designed to remediate and compensate for the child’s difficulties.
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Interestingly, there is no clear and widely accepted definition of “learning disabilities.” Because of the multidisciplinary nature of the field, there is ongoing debate on the issue of definition, and there are currently at least 12 definitions that appear in the professional literature.
However, some general observations can be made: Children with learning disabilities exhibit a wide range of symptoms.
These include problems with reading, mathematics, comprehension, writing, spoken language, or reasoning abilities.