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Learning Disability

Running head: Learning disabilities Learning Disabilities Anthony Genchi Grand Canyon University SPE 526 February 22, 2012 Abstract Individuals who have a learning disability, communication disorder, or are giftedness may have a rough time in the classroom setting. It is the job of the teacher to understand these disabilities or disorders by gaining knowledge of their characteristics and their causes so that they can adjust...

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Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities When a child doesn't seem to be learning, some teachers and parents in his/her life might criticize the child and think of them as stupid, or maybe just too lazy to want to learn. What they don't realize is that the child might have a learning disability. But how are these children being helped? There are many programs, special schools and facilities, home teaching methods and many other ways in which children with Learning Disabilities are being helped. There are many...

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Learning Disabilities

LEARNING DISABILITIES Makaila Ronholm York River Public School Makaila Ronholm Mr. Simpson Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Table of Contents: Title Page Table of Contents Abstract Headings: 1. Introduction 2. What are the symptoms of learning disabilities? 3. How prevalent are learning disabilities? 4. What causes learning disabilities? 5. Conclusion Bibliography Abstract Learning disabilities are found in children of all ages and adults as well. They are...

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Learning Disabilities and Dysgraphia

Running head: LEARNING DISABILITIES AND DYSGRAPHIA Children with Dysgrapia and Other Learning Disabilities Your Name School Name or Institution Abstract There are many types of learning disabilities that are prevalent among children in the world today. This paper will not necessarily explore in detail the prevalence of the disorders, but explore the different types, causes, and treatment for the variety of learning disabilities among children today. This paper will focus particularly...

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Checklist for Learning Disability

CHECKLIST FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF A LEARNING DISABLED CHILD NAME: ______________________________________ AGE: ___ SEX: _____________ GRADE: ____________ SCHOOL: ______________________________________________ DIRECTIONS: Put a check mark (a) on the space corresponding to the behavior or condition manifested by the child. ___1. Looks typical but doesn’t learn typically ___2. Is intelligent, often gifted ___3. Have reading, spelling and/or Math achievement that are significantly...

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Children with Learning Disabilities

| Misunderstood Mind’s | Children with Learning Disabilities | Instructor: Jeanne Henry | Pamela Al-Shaer | 8/19/2011 | Children all over America are afflicted with serious learning disabilities that may have long- time effects, and usually the causes of these learning disabilities are undetermined. “Misunderstood minds” is a PBS Website that supports individuals’ who have questions about children with learning disabilities and helps them to understand how children that...

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Learning Disabilities

and Composition Mr. Kim 20th April, 2013 Learning Disabilities All my life, I’ve had issues with academics. For many years, my parents and teachers always believed that the reason I was academically challenged was because I was lazy and un interested. It was not until the eleventh grade, when I was diagnosed with a spacial visual disorder, did my parents realize that my academic downfall was not due to laziness, but in fact, due to this learning disability. After being diagnosed, many aspects of my...

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People with Learning Disability

To make sure that people with learning difficulties are able to live in their flats independently and not go through any abuse, there are various strategies to help them such as: Protection of Vulnerable Adults scheme (POVA) The Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) scheme was July 2004 was introduced to protect vulnerable adults such as people with learning disability who are aged 18 years and over in care settings. Employers or managers are required to check the POVA list when employing workers...

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Learning Disability

Learning disabilities is caused by the way our brain develops. It appears they are triggered by a dysfunction of the central nervous system. For me having an insight into learning disability has provided me with awareness to the causes and the way care and treatment is provided. Markovna et al. 2004 define communication as a difficulty to receive, send and comprehend information as well as process verbal and non-verbal aspects. Communication is identified as one of the essential skills that students...

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Learning Disabilities Summary

Summary: Students with learning disabilities have always been present in our school settings. Unfortunately for many, many years it was an "invisible condition" that was not supported by educators and parents. No doubt little was known about why a child had a reading disability, now known as being dyslexic; or a writing disability now labeled dysgraphic. Many children even suffered from dyscalculia, a math disability. But think about the many years of frustration and embarrassment so many students...

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