Learning Disabilities Key Facts

Some common warning signs of children with learning disabilities are having trouble learning the alphabet and matching their sounds, have difficulty with reading and spelling, have trouble following directions, do not follow rules of social conversation, and cannot retell a story in order.

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    Primary Characteristics of Students with Learning Disabilities

    Heterogeneity As we begin to address the characteristics of students with learning disabilities, it is important to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    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
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    What is dyscalculia?

    Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability (or difficulty) in mathematics. It was originally defined by the...

    Source: About Dyscalculia
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    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
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    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
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    What to Know About IEEs

    What's an IEE? Why does my child need one, and how do I get one? Get the answers here.