Learning Disabilities And Children With A Learning Disability

1940 Words Oct 30th, 2016 8 Pages
Learning disabilities have become a worldwide topic when it comes to learning. Learning disabilities does not care about gender, race or socioeconomic status and can affect anyone. Many people have perceptions on what a learning disability is but most are not educated enough to fully understand how the learning disability affects someone. Research was done on learning disabilities most people where thought of having a half of brain, retarded or not normal who had a learning disability. These uneducated stereotypes allowed for a misperception of many children in the United States. Learning disabilities were recognized as a negative and most people labeled with a learning disability don’t get a chance to prove their capability. The United States has over 4.6 million children with a learning disability and between 15-20% of both adults and children have a learning disability. With such high statistics, I feel it is important for everyone to be more educated about the potential each person with a learning disability has and what we need to be educated about to help them. Learning disabilities are not curable but individuals can get many resources to help them compensate. Many issues that people with learning disabilities have the most issues with is understanding how to be socially accepted among their peers, ability to learn a foreign language, and learning approaches to help these students achieve academic excellence. Per “Historical and Current Perspectives on Learning…

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