AED222-Final Project Matrix

Learning Disability

(Week Two CheckPoint)
 

“A learning disability is a neurological disorder that affects one or more of the basic psychological

processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language.  The disability may

manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell or to do mathematical

calculation.” (Learning Disabilities Association of America, 2011).

 

 
 

·         Poor motivation

·         Social-skills deficits

·         Information-processing deficits

·         Inattention/distractibility

·         Oral expression

·         Slow to learn new concepts

 

 
 

The numbers of students with learning disabilities is extremely large More than 2.7 million children have some sort of learning disability. While it is becoming more common known that we know the signs, it is very important we do something about it. Taking the steps to provide emotional as well as structural support, the child has a better chance of learning.
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