Learning Disability 2 Project

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Learning Disability 2 Project

  1. 1. LEARNING DISABILITY By: Jackie Rohner, Kym Rollins, Courtney Sanders, & Rachel Seitz
  2. 2. DEFINITION <ul><li>A disorder that causes problems in at least one of the psychological processes: reading, writing, mathematical ability, speaking, or listening. </li></ul>
  3. 3. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>Reading Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It is characterized by difficulties with accurate or fluent, or both, word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. READING ADAPTATION <ul><li>Students can use books on CD or tape. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading books at their level. </li></ul><ul><li>Do fluency tests . </li></ul>
  5. 5. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>B. Written expression disability includes difficulty with sentence structure, poor grammar, and omitted words. Also, have frequent spelling errors. They have difficulty copying from board to notes. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WRITING ADAPTATION <ul><li>Students can be provided with notes, so they can words or short phrases. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the letters from the scrabble game to help the students learn how to spell by manipulating the letters . </li></ul>
  7. 7. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>Math Disability </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The ability to perform mathematical computations and reasoning requires multiple core cognitive processes. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. MATH DISABILITY ADAPTATION <ul><li>Use phrases for remembering how to do mathematical expressions. </li></ul><ul><li>Use games. </li></ul><ul><li>Use learning manipulatives. </li></ul>
  9. 9. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>D. Speaking Disabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some characteristics are shown by:difficulty with voice strength, fluency, aphasia which may alter articulation of certain words. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. SPEAKING ADAPTATIONS <ul><li>Encourage self-expression, but do not pressure the student to speak. </li></ul><ul><li>Be patient, and do not interrupt when the person is trying to speak. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask if writing might be easier than speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>Use assistive devices, such as Speaking machines. </li></ul><ul><li>Give answers orally. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>E. Listening Comprehension Disability </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty paying attention when spoken to. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty listening and taking notes at same time. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easily distracted by background noise or visual distractions. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. LISTENING COMPREHENSION ADAPTATION <ul><li>Tests are read aloud. </li></ul><ul><li>More multiple choice questions, then open ended questions. </li></ul>
  13. 13. BOOK DISPLAYING A CHILD WITH A READING DISABILITY <ul><li>Thank You , Mr. Falkner </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Polacco </li></ul>

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