A learning disability affects the way a person understands information and how they communicate, and happens when a person's brain development is affected, either before they are born, during their birth or in early childhood.
Note: Although disablement must be caused by a physical or mental health condition, it is the needs and difficulties that result which will determine entitlement rather than the condition itself. As a result, whilst the case law below may be of assistance, it will be important to also look at the case law relating to the activities and issues that affect you too.
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