• Learning Disabilities Child Important Disabled
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    Approximately 10 percent of the adult population have learning disabilities. Learning disabilities also affect about 5 to 10 percent of school-age children. Most disabilities occur in math, spelling, reading comprehension, oral expression, and written language. The most common learning disabilities are in reading. Children with learning disabilities also have problems with attention, memory, and behavioral problems as a result of frustration. The term "learning disabilities" covers a combination...
  • Learning Disabilities Students Student Disability
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    "I'm just starting my sophomore year in college... I first knew I had a learning disability when I was in first grade. A learning disability is like any other disability, but in this case it's the learning process that is disturbed. There is something that's stopping me from learning in the average way. I know it's not that I can't learn. I can, but I learn differently and it's often much harder for me... This in turn means that I have difficulty with reading and spelling, and also with remembe...
  • Computers And Disabled People In Education
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    Computers and Disabled People According to the United Nations more than 500 million people suffer from some type of physical, mental, or sensory impairment. Despite many efforts disabled people continue to be denied equal opportunities and in some societies still remain isolated. The United Nations has prompted cities and towns throughout the world to provide such seemingly simple, basic, and obvious services as access ramps and sidewalk indentations for the convenience of the disabled people. T...
  • Learning Disabilities Child Children Problem
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    For centuries, the education of children with learning disabilities has been a problem and a challenge. Many methods of teaching have been proposed, yet every day there are new techniques and strategies on how to achieve the maximum success of these children. The problem of educating a child cannot be solved quickly and easily, rather it requires much careful analysis and research. Workers in this field are developing new theories on a day-to-day basis. All the methods proposed seem to be the an...
  • Inclusion Learning Disabilities
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    INCLUSION Inclusion has became a nation wide movement to include more disabled students in regular classes. Inclusion neglects the educational issues of a child and focuses only on the social issues. Besides the lack of education, there are other disadvantages to inclusion. While this program has been successful in some schools, inclusion has only created problems in others and must be stopped. Costs, distracted students, and frustrated special ed students are just a few of the many problems inv...
  • Learning Disabilities Spelling Students Children
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    Who exactly are Dick and Jane Does Spot really exist Dick, Jane, and Spot are all characters that are used to teach Elementary School Children reading and spelling skills. Spelling is a difficult concept to master, especially when learning the spelling of American Standard English. "George Bernard Shaw said that the word fish might as well be spelled g hoti-using gh as in rough, o is in women and ti as in vacation" (Glazer 99). Sometimes the spelling of certain words can seem illogical and may h...
  • Learning Disabilities Weaknesses Strengths Overcome
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    Everyone has strengths and weaknesses but as a child, its hard to deal with your weaknesses. Its not until you grow up and realize that you have to use your strengths to overcome your weaknesses. Combining logic with technology can be a useful tool. For me it was the way to overcome my disability. Early on in my education I encountered learning disabilities. These learning disabilities included reading, spelling, grammar, and difficulty in time writing reports. These learning disabilities have ...
  • Dyslexia Language Learning Dyslexics
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    'Dyslexia " DYSLEXIA General information Imagine if my report was written like this: Dyslexia is wen yu or min gets wo drs mix de pu. If you were dyslexic, that's how you might read my report. The word dyslexia is derived from the Greek 'days' (meaning poor or inadequate) and 'lexis' (word or language). Dyslexia is a learning disability characterized by problems in expressive or receptive, oral or written language. It is characterized by extreme difficulty learning and remembering letters, writt...
  • Learning Disabilities Literature Review
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    Literature Review March 6, 2003 The first of the ten articles to be discussed examined a training program that consisted of an individualized, classroom-based social skills intervention. In the study, there were 45 children with learning disabilities 9-12 years old. These children were in self-contained special education classrooms. Thirteen children received intervention for 6 weeks and 7 children received intervention for 12 weeks. The remaining 25 children were in the control group, which rec...
  • The Effects Of Mainstreaming O
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    Abstract A wide range of research has been done on the effects of mainstreaming on learning disabled children. Although many studies have shown improvements and positive effects, none had addressed the best time to implement mainstreaming programs. In this study, students, who had been diagnosed as moderately learning disabled, were selected to represent their respective grade level. Group 1 consisted of 15 students in kindergarten through 2 nd grade, and Group 2 consisted of 15 students in grad...
  • History Of Special Education
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    Special education has changed in many different ways throughout the last century. The views of they way students with differences should be taught and treated have changed as people have become more open minded. The education laws have also seen a turn about. One major area of education was in a desperate need of changed opinions and beliefs. Education for children with learning problems has emerged from no education to special funding and programs especially for those individuals with learning ...
  • Special Education Reflection Learning Disabilities
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    Running Head: REFLECTION PAPER Reflection Paper En T seh WangLe high University Special Education 332 (Education and Inclusion of Individuals with Special Needs) has been enlightening for me as a secondary mathematics educator. In the beginning of the semester, my feelings towards special education were those of apathy and insensitivity. I now understand that my feelings were due to my lack of knowledge and my judgment based on stereotypes. I always knew that making fun of students with learning...
  • Adhd Children Intelligence Learning
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    Running Head: ADHD ON INTELLIGENCE Social and Bio-genetic Influences of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Child Intelligence Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has undergone intense research in the past decade. Much of this is rooted in the fact that approximately 5% of children are affected with the disorder. Children with ADHD are identified as having increased behavioral difficulties because of excessive motor activities, poor self regulation and inattentiveness. It has...
  • Learning Disabilities Attention Deficit
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    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 di...
  • Students With Disabilities School Children Violence
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    Are Children with Special Needs More Likely to Commit School Violence? 1. Denise (Smith) SkarbekDenise (Smith) Skarbek worked as a special education teacher for children with mild disabilities before becoming a professor in the department of special education at Indiana University at South Bend. Her interest in special education led her to research the relationship between children with special needs and school violence. In this selection, she explores whether children with certain emotional and...
  • Math Disabilities Symbolic Understand
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    There seem to be many problems within the American educational system today. Most of the problems refer back to the differences in the students that undergo the education system. Some of these students are handicapped, some are not motivated either at home or by themselves, and some have learning disabilities. The world of learning disabilities is large and seems to receive the least amount of attention. Learning disabilities are apparent in some children while in others they remain hidden. One ...
  • Adhd On Child Intelligence
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    Running Head: ADHD ON INTELLIGENCE Social and Bio-genetic Influences of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Child Intelligence The subject of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has undergone intense research in the past decade. Much of this is rooted in the fact that approximately 5% of children are affected with the disorder. Children with ADHD are identified as having increased behavioral difficulties because of excessive motor activities, poor self regulation and inattent...
  • Cerebral Palsy Child Brain Movement
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    The words Cerebral Palsy are used to describe a medical condition that affects the control of the muscles. Cerebral means anything in the head and palsy refers to anything wrong with control of the muscles or joints in the body. If someone has cerebral palsy it means that because of an injury to their brain they are not able to use some of the muscles in their body in the normal way. Children who have cerebral palsy, or otherwise referred to as CP, may not be able to walk, talk, eat or play in t...