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  • Students With Learning Disabilities In Written Language
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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...
  • Help Students With Disabilities
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    Early Intervention And Detection Of Medical, Emotional, And Physical Disorders And Disabilities In the past children with disabilities were most often neglected, abused, and even killed. Today, however, society has become more understanding and involved in the lives, as well as the education of people with disabilities. In 1975, PL 94-142, otherwise known as The Education for All Handicapped Children Act, was the first step to providing adequate education for disabled students. Since then, many ...
  • Disabled Students Spelling
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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...
  • Language Learning Disabilities And Social Skills
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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...
  • Special Education 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...
  • Lower Intelligence In Adhd Children
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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...
  • Students Use Ineffective Learning Strategies
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    Topic Literature Review: English Language Teaching Strategies for Learning-Disabled Secondary School Students Date: 26 November 2004 Introduction One of the aims of the Singapore Ministry of Education is to ensure that all school-going children receive a minimum ten years of general education. Streaming is one way to ensure that all students are taught according to their academic ability, and "learn at a pace which they can cope". (Coping with Singaporeans' Concerns, 2001, p. 4). At the primary ...
  • Dyslexia And Attention Deficit Disorder
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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 With Behavior Problems
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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...
  • Dyslexic People Face In Learning
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    Growing, developing and learning are the facts of life for all children. Each day children are faced with many new concepts and various challenges. Can you imagine how it feels for a child to face not only new challenges life has, but to face these challenges while living with a learning disability? These challenges are met not just when they begin school either. Students suffer from learning disabilities from the moment they begin learning, not when they start school. Learning disabilities are ...
  • People Around Helen And Sylvia
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    Disabilities. Many people don't realize how lucky they are. They feel like they are hard done by and complain about all sorts of things, when they don't realize the agonies that some people have to go through just to make it through the day. I will be comparing two different instances of disabilities. One from a book called The Miracle Worker, where a girl named Helen has had a disease that left her blind and deaf. And the other from the movie The piano, where the main character Sylvia, has been...
  • Lower Intelligence In Adhd Children
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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...
  • Learning Disabled And Dyslexia
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    Dyslexia My Adversity When some people hear the word dyslexia, they think of reading, writing, spelling, and math problems. Some associate it with word and letter reversals, and others only think slow learners. Almost everyone considers it some from of a learning disability, but the learning disability is only one face of dyslexia. The dyslexic learns in a different way. It can also be an advantage; ninety-nine percent of dyslexics have higher intelligent quotations. I have faced personal advers...
  • Mentally Disabled People
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    Should I work with the mentally disabled? Will they attack me? What happens if I am the only person there? Will I be alone? These were my exact thoughts when Mr. Silva assigned us our service learning project. I had heard from almost all my friends that the mentally disabled people were disgusting, dumb and ugly. Hearing them, I got scared. Although I was scared I decided to take a challenge to see how it really was helping and interacting with this group. By interacting with this group, I learn...

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