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Learning Disabilities

Is your child struggling in school? Are there some troublesome warning signs that suggest your child may have a learning disability? Understanding the various kinds of learning disabilities and get some tips on how to help your child.

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  • 11.

    Types of Learning Disabilities

    What are learning disabilities? Learning disabilities are caused by a difference in brain structure that is present at...

    Source: National Insititute of Child Health and Development
  • 12.

    Visual-perceptual Weaknesses Associated with Academic Delays

    Visual-Perceptual Weaknesses Slow to discriminate shapes, as in trying to put a circle into a square hole (visual...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    Social Studies Education for Students with Disabilities

    The U.S. Department of Education has interpreted the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to mean that the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Five Homework Strategies for Teaching Students with Disabilities

    Homework is one aspect of the general education curriculum that has been widely recognized as important to academic...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 15.

    Different Types of Resource Rooms

    Categorical Resource Rooms These serve only students who have one particular disability. A resource room for students...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Classroom Management Techniques

    There are times when the real issue may not be the child but rather in the teaching style of the classroom teacher, that...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    Extrinsic Motivation

    After years of academic struggle, children can't be expected to bring energy and enthusiasm to the table. So teachers...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Poor Teaching

    Poor teaching involves far more than an inappropriate match between the school's curriculum and the students' needs. It...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 19.

    Not ADHD? Think Dyslexia

    Although as many as one in 10 people have dyslexia, it's one of the most commonly misdiagnosed learning issues for...

    Source: Education.com
  • 20.

    Characteristics of Learning Disabilities in Students

    To describe the various categories of exceptionality, observers typically list the physical and psychological...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall