Learning Disability Essay Examples

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  • Learning Disabilities : A Learning Disability

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    Learning Disabilities Information A learning disability is a condition that may cause you to have difficulty with listening, thinking, speaking, reading, writing, spelling, or doing math. A learning disability can also affect your attention span, memory, muscle coordination, and behavior. Attention span problems, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), often happen with learning disabilities. Common learning disabilities include: ? Dyslexia. This causes difficulty with language

  • Diagnosing Learning Disabilities

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    children in the fourth grade have been recognized as reading way below the level of their peers. Many of these children are identified with a learning disability and receive remedial instruction in the resource rooms. (Aaron, P. G., Joshi, R., Gooden, R., & Rentum, K. E.) The Diagnostic Criteria for learning disabilities (according to the DSM V) is a specific learning disorder which is diagnosed through an examination of the child’s developmental, educational, medical and responses of various interventions

  • The Causes Of Learning Disabilities

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    National Center for Learning Disabilities, as of 2002, almost 2.9 million students receive special education services for learning disabilities in the United States” (Gale 1). Although many students receive help for their learning disabilities, a large number also are not aware they many have one. Learning disabilities can be difficult to understand. The causes are often subtle, however, research can help us better understand them as a whole. By definition a learning disability is, “a condition giving

  • The Specific Learning Disability

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    Under IDEA (2004), Disproportionality continues to exist in several categories listed, especially the categories of the Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Emotional Disturbance (ED), and Intellectual Disability (ID) ,(Gamm, 2007). Disproportionality is defined as the “overrepresentation” and “under-representation” of a particular population or demographic group in special or gifted education programs relative to the presence of this group in the overall student population (National Association

  • Various Learning Disabilities

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    Learning Disabilities Unlike other disorders an individual may have, there is no quick way and easy way to confirm or deny a learning disability. There is no x-ray, blood tests, easy and quick surveys to help educators determine whether a learning disability exists. Many of the problems with identifying and assisting children with learning disabilities are to have knowledge of the various learning disabilities and how they affect students. The lack of information available to parents and teachers

  • Dyslexia Is A Learning Disability

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    Dyslexia is a learning disability in which people have difficulty reading, writing, and even in subjects such a math and music. In my case, I found that subjects such as reading and writing were harder for me compared to other kids my age. I was half way through my fourth grade year when I was diagnosed with dyslexia. While at first this was something I hated about myself. Now being dyslexic is something that makes me who I am today, and this is something I should never be ashamed of. By the time

  • A Student With A Learning Disability

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    December of 2015, she is currently identified as a student with a Specific Learning Disability in Basic Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension, Written Expression, Mathematics Computation, and Mathematics Problem Solving as well as a Speech and Language Impairment. Meiling receives academic support twice in a six-day cycle with the learning support teacher. She is in an itinerant learning support classroom and the learning support teacher is with her in all academic classes. REEVALUATION INPUT:

  • Learning Disabilities Essay

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    Learning Disabilities Eleven-year-old Anna is outgoing and bright. She attempts to work hard, but her progress in school has always been slow. She is a year behind her peers, particularly in her English class and her teachers have slowly begun to reduce their expectations of her. Her parents are worried because her confidence for learning is decreasing, and there is less motivation for her to do homework and class assignments. A psychologist found that her intelligence is in the gifted range

  • Characteristics Of Learning Individuals With Learning Disabilities

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    Learning disabilities is a general term to describe a group of learning problems. Students with LD are highly represented in general education classes. LD is the largest single disability area. The cause of learning disabilities remains unknown but are believed to have been associated with some kind of brain function. Organic, genetic, and environmental are three major factors that have been hypothesized as possible causes. Organic factors include indications of brain differences in size or functioning

  • Students With Learning Disabilities And Learning Differences

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    encounter many students with learning disabilities or learning differences. These things can be anything between attention deficit disorder to down syndrome. It is the teacher’s job to understand what that child is going through in order to ensure that they receive the best available education possible. Now a teacher might say, “I am not required to know how to teach special education”, which is where most of these students will be placed. But ones with minor learning differences will be seen in everyday

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