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Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
Learning disabilities in school aged children
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Learning disabilities in school aged children

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  • 1. LEARNING DISABILITIES IN SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN K H A D I J A B L A N D
  • 2. LEARNING DISABILITIES A learning disability is defined as a disorder in 1 or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write spell, or to do mathematical calculations
  • 3. LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE Perceptual Disabilities Brain injuries Minimal brain dysfunction Dyslexia and Mental Aphasia
  • 4. PERCEPTUAL DISABILITIES Perceptual disabilities involves a problem with the input of information. The way the information the student perceive what they see and hear causes the disability.
  • 5. BRAIN INJURIES Brain injuries are directly linked to learning disabilities. Traumatic brain injuries can cause cognitive and behavioral deficiencies
  • 6. CAUSES OF BRAIN INJURIES
  • 7. MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION Minimal brain dysfunction mostly in boys which is found mostly in boys that have behavioral and learning disorders.
  • 8. DYSLEXIA
  • 9. DYSLEXIA EXAMPLE
  • 10. DYSLEXIA Dyslexia is a specific learning- based disorder of constitutional origin characterized by problems in single- word decoding.
  • 11. APHASIA IS A SYMPTOM OF BRAIN DAMAGE THAT IS A PRODUCT OF: Stroke Brain tumor Infection Dementia and Head injury
  • 12. EXPRESSIVE APHASIA
  • 13. THERE ARE DIFFERENT TYPES OF APHASIA Expressive aphasia Receptive aphasia Anomic aphasia Global aphasia and Primary Progressive aphasia
  • 14. CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE: Reading Problems
  • 15. Written language deficits
  • 16. Math Underachievement
  • 17. Social Skills Deficits
  • 18. ATTENTION- DEFICIT/ HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER There is a high correlation between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disorders.
  • 19. CELEBRITIES WITH ADHD You can be successful with ADHD!
  • 20. Behavioral Problems People with learning disabilities have a higher chance of hazardous behavior, such as smoking, marijuana, criminal behavior, hostile acts, and wagering.
  • 21. Low Self- Worth Ratings
  • 22. THE DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC The presence of specific and significant achievement deficits in spite of adequate overall intelligence
  • 23. FREQUENCY Learning disabilities are the biggest special education category.
  • 24. SOURCES OF LEARNING DISABILITIES Brain damage or dysfunction Heredity Biochemical imbalance and Environmental factors
  • 25. MEASUREMENTS OF LD Curriculum- based measurement Response to intervention Intelligence/ Achievement tests Criterion- referenced tests
  • 26. EDUCATIONAL SOLUTIONS Content enhancements Visual aids Change the way notes are taken Mnemonics Learning strategies
  • 27. STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES CAN BE PLACED IN: Regular classrooms Resource rooms Separate classes Residential facilities Homebound/ hospital environments
  • 28. HOW IT AFFECTS CHILDREN? Learning disabilities make everyone who has them feel inadequate in a way at times. It not only affects the people with the learning disability, but the people around them as well.

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