Mentally Retarded Learning Disabilities
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Children With Learning Learning Disabilities
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829 wordsRead the literature attached and answer these questions: 1. Define the term "learning disability." The federal government defines learning disabilities in Public Law 94 - 142, as amended by Public Law 101 - 476 (Individuals with Disabilities Education Ad-IDEA): Specific learning disability means a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak...
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1,036 wordsThere 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 ...
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Learning Disabilities In Today Children
447 wordsWhile researching childrens learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder, issues were brought to my attention, that I unfortunately, had never noticed. As I look back, even as far as elementary school, I remember children who were teased or made fun of, because they were slow. I now realize, almost all the children fit the disorders every description, and somehow still remained unnoticed by my peers and teachers. When looking at the topics from the LD/ADD website I chose gifted LD and se...
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Students With Learning Disabilities
849 wordsSTUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES More often than not, students without learning disabilities often think differently and have different interests from those of their age mates. They usually enter school having already developed may of the basic skills, sometimes to high levels. They have areas of interest that have developed into advanced areas of content. Almost from the day they start school many gifted students begin to sense wariness or rejection because others consider them different. If...
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2,148 wordsControversial Issues in Special Education Recently we have a lot of children that are considered to be disabled of doing certain tasks that an adequate child is. These children received inadequate treatment and chances to develop for a very long period of time, but the situation has changed since 1970 s. Before that time many schools were depriving certain categories of children with disabilities, for example deaf or blind of getting education at all. Only after Public Law 94 - 142 became effect...
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945 wordsSeveral days ago I had a great conversation with one of my parents acquaintances. He is an old teacher of an English class who had been working in a school with 50 % of children with learning disabilities for more that 15 years. Mister X (let me call him that way) is an excellent tutor and had a great experience in his field. His classroom management and his techniques for teaching are quite similar to what we have studies. But what I must say is that his own attitude towards kids with learning ...
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Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
2,564 wordsDisabilities Many children and teenagers suffer different sorts of disabilities and disorders, like attention deficit or learning disability, which may affect the development and behavior of such children and cause difficulties with education. A child with any sort of diagnosed disability requires a lot of attention, proper treatment and help from people around: parents, friends, teachers, etc. It is necessary to provide students, who suffer psychological disorders of various levels, with specia...
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469 wordsEveryone has strengths and weaknesses but as a child, it? s hard to deal with your weaknesses. It? s 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 ha...
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3,277 wordsWhat is Dyslexia Accommodating a Disability: Adults with Learning Disabilities Tara J. Childers University of Oklahoma EIPT 6183, Dr. Greene May 3, 1999 Whether we graduate from highschool or college we all hope to find a challenging career that will propel us forward in todays society. For those suffering from dyslexia this only adds to the frustration and fears associated with seeking employment. Many adults with dyslexia or other forms of learning disabilities never disclose their disability ...
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1,067 wordsMarine Contamination and Pollution According to the United Nations Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP) of 1972, marine pollution is? the introduction by man directly or indirectly, of substances or energy to the marine environment resulting in deleterious effects such as harm to living resources, hazards to human health; hindrance of marine activities including fishing, impairing the quality for use of sea water, and reduction of amenities? (Clark 3). Si...
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Tourette Syndrome
772 wordsTourette Syndrome, commonly called TS, is an interested brain disorder. Some characteristics of TS are uncontrollable body movements known as tics and uncontrollable vocal noises. All ethnic groups are affected and men are three to four times more likely to have it than women. Symptoms vary from press to person and also vary in how severe they are. Research into causes is ongoing and there is no known cure. Conditions associated with Tourette's include obsessive compulsive disorder, learning dis...
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