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