LEARNING DISABILITIES IN SCHOOL AGED
CHILDREN
K H A D I J A B L A N D
LEARNING DISABILITIES
A learning disability is defined as a
disorder in 1 or more of the basic
psychological processes inv...
LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE
Perceptual Disabilities
Brain injuries
Minimal brain dysfunction
Dyslexia
and
Mental Aphasia
PERCEPTUAL DISABILITIES
Perceptual disabilities involves a problem with the input of information. The
way the information ...
BRAIN INJURIES
Brain injuries are directly linked to learning disabilities. Traumatic brain
injuries can cause cognitive a...
CAUSES OF BRAIN INJURIES
MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION
Minimal brain dysfunction mostly in boys which is found mostly in boys
that have behavioral and ...
DYSLEXIA
DYSLEXIA EXAMPLE
DYSLEXIA
Dyslexia is a specific learning- based disorder of constitutional origin
characterized by problems in single- wor...
APHASIA IS A SYMPTOM OF BRAIN DAMAGE THAT IS
A PRODUCT OF:
Stroke
Brain tumor
Infection
Dementia
and
Head injury
EXPRESSIVE APHASIA
THERE ARE DIFFERENT TYPES OF APHASIA
Expressive aphasia
Receptive aphasia
Anomic aphasia
Global aphasia
and
Primary Progre...
CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNING DISABILITIES
INCLUDE:
Reading Problems
Written language deficits
Math Underachievement
Social Skills Deficits
ATTENTION- DEFICIT/ HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
There is a high correlation between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
an...
CELEBRITIES WITH ADHD
You can be successful with ADHD!
Behavioral Problems
People with learning disabilities have a higher chance of hazardous
behavior, such as smoking, marijua...
Low Self- Worth Ratings
THE DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC
The presence of specific and significant achievement deficits in spite of
adequate overall int...
FREQUENCY
Learning disabilities are the biggest special education category.
SOURCES OF LEARNING DISABILITIES
Brain damage or dysfunction
Heredity
Biochemical imbalance
and
Environmental factors
MEASUREMENTS OF LD
Curriculum- based measurement
Response to intervention
Intelligence/ Achievement tests
Criterion- refer...
EDUCATIONAL SOLUTIONS
Content enhancements
Visual aids
Change the way notes are taken
Mnemonics
Learning strategies
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES CAN BE PLACED IN:
Regular classrooms
Resource rooms
Separate classes
Residential facilities
Hom...
HOW IT AFFECTS CHILDREN?
Learning disabilities make everyone who has them feel inadequate in a way
at times. It not only a...
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

  1. 1. LEARNING DISABILITIES IN SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN K H A D I J A B L A N D
  2. 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. 3. LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE Perceptual Disabilities Brain injuries Minimal brain dysfunction Dyslexia and Mental Aphasia
  4. 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. 5. BRAIN INJURIES Brain injuries are directly linked to learning disabilities. Traumatic brain injuries can cause cognitive and behavioral deficiencies
  6. 6. CAUSES OF BRAIN INJURIES
  7. 7. MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION Minimal brain dysfunction mostly in boys which is found mostly in boys that have behavioral and learning disorders.
  8. 8. DYSLEXIA
  9. 9. DYSLEXIA EXAMPLE
  10. 10. DYSLEXIA Dyslexia is a specific learning- based disorder of constitutional origin characterized by problems in single- word decoding.
  11. 11. APHASIA IS A SYMPTOM OF BRAIN DAMAGE THAT IS A PRODUCT OF: Stroke Brain tumor Infection Dementia and Head injury
  12. 12. EXPRESSIVE APHASIA
  13. 13. THERE ARE DIFFERENT TYPES OF APHASIA Expressive aphasia Receptive aphasia Anomic aphasia Global aphasia and Primary Progressive aphasia
  14. 14. CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE: Reading Problems
  15. 15. Written language deficits
  16. 16. Math Underachievement
  17. 17. Social Skills Deficits
  18. 18. ATTENTION- DEFICIT/ HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER There is a high correlation between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disorders.
  19. 19. CELEBRITIES WITH ADHD You can be successful with ADHD!
  20. 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. 21. Low Self- Worth Ratings
  22. 22. THE DEFINING CHARACTERISTIC The presence of specific and significant achievement deficits in spite of adequate overall intelligence
  23. 23. FREQUENCY Learning disabilities are the biggest special education category.
  24. 24. SOURCES OF LEARNING DISABILITIES Brain damage or dysfunction Heredity Biochemical imbalance and Environmental factors
  25. 25. MEASUREMENTS OF LD Curriculum- based measurement Response to intervention Intelligence/ Achievement tests Criterion- referenced tests
  26. 26. EDUCATIONAL SOLUTIONS Content enhancements Visual aids Change the way notes are taken Mnemonics Learning strategies
  27. 27. STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES CAN BE PLACED IN: Regular classrooms Resource rooms Separate classes Residential facilities Homebound/ hospital environments
  28. 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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