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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.

    Causes of Learning Disabilities

    In most cases, the cause (etiology) of a child’s learning disability is unknown. Many causes have been proposed, a...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    Class Placement Options

    Class Placement Options from Least (top) to Most (bottom) Segregated and Specialized Full-time regular class with the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    Transition Resources for Students with Specific Disabilities

    The transition suite has other stand-alone pages as well. We've tried not to list the same resources in different pages,...

    Source: National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
  • 14.

    Troubled Teens or Learning Different?

    Fifteen to 20 percent of the U.S. population has a learning difference such as ADD, dyslexia, or any number of...

  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    What Is RTI?

    Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-tier approach to the early identification and support of students with...

    Source: RTI Action Network
  • 17.

    Should All Students with Learning Disabilities Be Educated in the Regular Classroom?

    For the majority of students with learning disabilities, the least restrictive environment for all or most of the school...

    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.

    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
  • 20.

    Adapting Toys for Children with Cerebral Palsy

    Spontaneous and independent use of commercially available toys is not possible for many children with cerebral palsy....

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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