Cognitive and/or physical impairments which are barriers to learning in childhood, youth and as adults. (Note: Does not include social disadvantages, for which see ‘Disadvantaged’)
Difficult to attract into formal or non-formal learning and/or not suited by educational provision. (Note: ‘Outreach’ (q.v.) is intended to attract people meeting this description into learning).
Liberal non-formal and voluntary educational system for all ages, more common in Nordic countries and comprising folk high schools and study associations.
A learning disorder manifested by difficulties with reading and writing which requires diagnostic assessment and specifically designed teaching and learning strategies.