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1. Poor Memory
Difficulty: Individuals have difficulty remembering and recalling information they recently encounter.How to Improve: Teach memory techniques to help them better store and retrieve information from short-term memory.
2. Slow Learning
Difficulty: Students take more time to learn new skills and information.How to Improve: Students can learn new knowledge through repetition, rehearsal, and practice.
3. Easily Distracted
Difficulty: Kids may have trouble sustaining attention and focusing on the task at hand.How to Improve: Direct the students' attention to the most important parts of the task.
4. Inability to Generalize
Difficulty: Students often have trouble generalizing the information they learn in one setting to other contexts and situations.How to Improve: Help children transfer skills they learn in one place to other settings.
5. Lack of Independence
Difficulty: People with this condition sometimes give up easily when the task becomes challenging, or they may not trust their responses or answers.How to Improve: Teach self-determination skills so they can make decisions on their own.
6. Lack of Basic Skills
Difficulty: These individuals often do not know how to take care of themselves to live independently.How to Improve: Teach self-care skills, such as dressing, feeding, and bathing.
7. Poor Socialization
Difficulty: These people may have difficulty making and keeping friendships.How to Improve: Teach interpersonal and social skills.
8. Challenging Behavior
Difficulty: Students are more likely to exhibit aggression, self-injury, and poor self-control.How to Improve: Teach self-management skills.