What is the definition of "special needs"?

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Special needs is a term used to describe individuals who need assistance in an educational context. This may be due to medical, mental or psychological disabilities that prevent someone from performing certain actions.
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special needs
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the special educational requirements of those with learning difficulties, emotional or behavioral problems, or physical disabilities.
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In the UK, special needs frequently refer to the special needs of children who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn or access education than most children of the same age.
In the UK the term 'special needs' refers to children who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn. In most instances special needs applies to people with mental or physical disabilities. They may require individualized educational programs, physical accessibility or primary care requirements.
Special needs is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe Individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psychological.
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