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(105 ILCS 5/14-1.03a)
(from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.03a)
Children with Specific Learning Disabilities.
"Children with Specific Learning Disabilities" means children between
the ages of 3 and 21 years who have a disorder in one or more of the basic
psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language,
spoken or written, which disorder may manifest itself in imperfect ability
to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell or do mathematical
calculations. Such disorders include such conditions as perceptual
disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction,
developmental aphasia. Such term does not include children who have
learning problems which are primarily the result of visual, hearing or
motor disabilities, of an intellectual disability, emotional
(Source: P.A. 97-227, eff. 1-1-12.)