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ADHD, Dyslexia, APD

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  • 1. Special Education-Specific Learning Disabilities
    By Charles Hodge, Karen Medina and Lisa Woods
    Differentiating Instruction EDUC 4763
  • 2. Specific Learning Disabilities
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity(ADHD)- A developmental disorder that causes hyperactivity, inattentiveness, impulsiveness, or a combination of these symptoms.
    • 3. Development Reading Disorder(Dyslexia)- A reading disorder that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols.
    • 4. Auditory Process Disorder(APD)-A development disorder that distorts information processing because of a lack of coordination between the ears and brain
  • What are the Symptoms?
    ADHD
    • Lack of Attention
    • 5. Hyperactivity
    • 6. Impulsive behavior
    Dyslexia
    • Problems determining meaning of a sentences
    • 7. Problems learning to recognize written words
    • 8. Problems rhyming
    APD
    • Poor listening skills
    • 9. Problems with multi-step directions
    • 10. Easily distracted by background noises
  • What is Treatment or Therapy?
    ADHD
    • Set specific goals for home and school
    • 11. Consult medical professional
    • 12. Limit distractions
    • 13. Provide consistent rules for child
    Dyslexia
    • Individual tutoring
    • 14. Manipulative (Computer Software)
    • 15. Multisensory teaching.
    APD
    • Use simple sentences
    • 16. Slower and louder speech
    • 17. Repeat Directions
  • What are the Laws that protect the students with these disorders?
    ADHA
    • Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504
    • 18. (IDEA)-Individuals with Disabilities Educations Improvement Act (2004)
    • 19. Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAA)
    Dyslexia
    • Federal Code (300.7)
    • 20. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act(2004)
    • 21. Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
    APD
    • Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504
    • 22. (IDEA)-Individuals with Disabilities Educations Improvement Act (2004)
  • What are some Programs to help these students?
    ADHD
    • Anger Management
    • 23. Parental skills training
    • 24. Peer tutoring programs
    Dyslexia
    • Computer CD-ROM
    • 25. Right brain Dyslexia programs
    • 26. Davis Dyslexia correction
    APD.
    • Auditory processing software.
    • 27. Earobics(Phonemic Awareness)
    • 28. Holistic Therapies (Music)
  • What are some Educational strategies to help these students?
    ADHD
    • Open line of communication with parents.
    • 29. Develop and use a behavior plan
    • 30. Use games, skits and predictions to motivate the student
    Dyslexia
    • Confidence building exercises
    • 31. Teaching phonemic awareness
    • 32. Multisensory exercises
    APD
    • Flexible and preferential seating
    • 33. Extend time for task completion
    • 34. Acoustically modified classroom
  • References
     
    Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies. Kenneth Brock, M.D., and Cameron Stauth. 2008, Ballantine Books.
    Learning Disabilities Resource Foundation (2011). What is the History of Dyslexia? Retrieved June 28,2011 from LD Resources Foundation Incorporated http://www.ldrfa.org/?pID=9
    (NIMH). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Accessed January 14, 2010.
    Nemours Foundation (2011) Auditory Processing Disorder retrieved from http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/ears/central_auditory.html
    NIDCD (02/2004) Auditory Processing Disorder in Children retrieved from http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/auditory.html