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Re: Inclusion or accessibility

From: Terry Brainerd Chadwick <tbchad@tbchad.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 17:20:41 -0700
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To: Demonpenta2@aol.com, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

>     I feel incredibly foolish asking this, but...someone define 
> MLD/SLD/PMLD, please?

I was wondering the same thing.  Since no one has yet answered, here is 
what I found.

An acronym for Moderate Learning Difficulty.
Moderate Learning Difficulty
The term 'moderate learning difficulty' describes a child with global 
learning difficulties which are significant but not severe and which 
require the child to have some special educational provision. This is 
normally provided within the mainstream school by means of a statement.

An acronym for Profound And Multiple Learning Difficulties.

An acronym for Severe Learning Difficulties.

This information is from a British website on Special Educational Needs 
Information <http://homepages.which.net/~darrel.ince/pages/gloss1.htm> 
whose glossary contains many definitions related to learning disorders..


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