Learning disabilities

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  • Understanding Learning Disabilities

    Learning disabilities term was developed by Professor Kirk in 1963. Now, about 2.9 million school-aged children in the United States are classified as having specific learning disabilities of some kind. (Giuliani) On September, the 27th we completed the “Learning Disabilities” simulation. The purpose of this simulation was to help us understand learning Disabilities. This simulation was conducted through some websites called Understood.org. Other information was given through two other websites called Depual.edu and Childrenofthecode.org. Learning disabilities are neurologically-based processing problems; “condition giving rise to difficulties in acquiring knowledge and skills to the level expected of those of the same age, especially when…

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  • Essay On Learning Disabilities

    What does learning disabilities mean? It means several areas of functioning in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by unknown factors. Learning disabilities affect several people each day. Many try to be like their peers. There are several different levels of learning disabilities. Some are affected only when it comes to school subjects; others have permanent disabilities in all areas of life. There are many things to think about when it comes to learning…

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  • Learning Disabilities In The Classroom

    Learning disabilities defined as a neurological disorder those results from the difference of the way the person’s brain is wired. Everyone is different in their own way and they all have their own strengths and weaknesses. For example, children with learning disabilities are as smart or can be smarter than their peers. Just because you have a learning disability it doesn’t differentiate you from the others, it’s just makes you look smarter and unique. The purpose of this report is to find out…

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  • Indemnification Of Students With Learning Disabilities

    When evaluating a child with a specific learning disability, the discrepancy model should be replaced with a child’s response to scientific, research based intervention. (Bradley, Danielson, and Doolittle, 2007) RTI is a process that can be used to determine how a student responds to research based instruction to see if a child needs special education services and contains interventions required by federal law. (Kame’enui, 2007) Students who show a lack of response with tier 1 and tier 2…

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  • Learning Disabilities

    Learning Disabilities According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004), a learning disability can be defined as “a disorder in one of more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding on in using language, spoken or written, which disorder may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations.” The disorders included under learning disabled are perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal…

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  • Language Based Learning Disabilities

    If you walk into a high school in the United States one in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has a language based learning disability. Dyslexia is the most common of the language based learning disabilities. Dyslexia is a disorder that affects how people read interpret words, letters and other symbols but it does not affect the overall general intelligence of a person. “Having a specific learning disability in reading can impact many aspects of a child 's life. Not only does a student…

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  • Dyslexi Language Based Learning Disabilities

    Dyslexia is a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, but that do not affect general intelligence. This reading disorder was in 1881 but the term Dyslexia was created by Rudolf Berlin. When a person has dyslexia their brain processes longer to the necessary steps to make connections. Dyslexia affects 40 million American children and adults , also people of all ethnic backgrounds. A person 's native language can play…

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  • Learning Disability Case Study Essay

    How to cope with students with learning disability There are specific attributes of Aaron’s disability that entail specific behavioral characteristics, cognitive function or physical attributes of a learning disorder. That is why he has to constantly take attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication. People with this kind of disorder exhibit behavioral symptoms like being impulsive, short attention span and inattentiveness, restlessness, easily distracted, over-activity or even constant…

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  • Learning Disability Essay

    John Banks shows concern in his speech. He doesn’t speak often in the classroom and when he does it’s not understood. John is diagnosed with a learning disability, and speech impairment. Learning Disability is also referred as “LD”. A learning disability is when someone is facing difficulties in acquiring knowledge and skills on the same level as others with the same age. I think that early intervention can really benefit this disability. Learning Disabilities affect the way one produces…

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  • Personal Narrative: Children With Learning Disabilities

    When I was in the third grade my old teacher notice that I have a trouble with reading and writing because I could not understand because it was very difficult to me. I’m mean I did have my hearing aids since I was born with hearing loss but not born deaf. However, that was not the problem. Therefore, I went to tell my parents that I am having a difficult at school. Therefore, they decided to talk to a doctor specialist. The doctor says that my brain is very slow and that my brain goes back…

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