with learning difficulties

   unable to keep up with your peers in class
   All of us suffer from learning difficulties from time to time, especially the elderly when it comes to computers and other electronic gadgets, and children who prefer watching television to doing their homework. A favoured educational jargon use.

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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