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Learning Disability.   

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Learning disability is defined as a persistent condition of presumed neurological dysfunction which may exist with other disabling conditions. This dysfunction continues despite instruction in standard classroom situations. To be categorized as learning disabled, a student must exhibit:

(a) Average to above-average intellectual ability;

(b) Severe processing deficit(s);

(c) Severe aptitude-achievement discrepancy(ies); and

(d) Measured achievement in an instructional or employment setting.

Authority cited:

Education Code 67312

Education Code 70901

Education Code 84850

Reference:

Education Code 67310-67312

Education Code 84850

(Amended by Register 93, No. 6).