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    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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    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 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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    At the age of twenty six, I was tested and diagnosed with a learning disability called Dyslexia, although there are different forms of this learning disability I suffered the lack of comprehension in which I had difficulty recognizing and understanding the written language. I mention this because I hope to give a better perspective of my educational experience with different teachers throughout my life. Before being diagnosed, I struggled through school beginning in kindergarten. Because I…

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    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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    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 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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    Ten percent of the population is affected by some sort of learning disability. Given that the average class size is twenty six students per classroom, anywhere between two to three students could be effected with a learning disability. Dyslexia hits home with me and the hardships that came with it are all too familiar. Mental anguish is not the only thing that comes from disabilities, but also exterior environmental factors like the people around you. These few persons are left behind because…

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    The term Specific Learning Disability (SLD) exists as a kind of catch-all to label individuals who have deficiencies in “one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia”…

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    Having a learning disability or being different can be quite confusing for children. Often children live with astigmatism of being different because of the way they learn. Providing a safe environment for all students with a learning disability or not is impactful to any child’s success. I have a step child with ADHD and see his struggles in large classrooms. There have been times when other children would tease him or teachers would label him as being a problem or a distraction in his…

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