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David horn

David Horn

LD PowerPoint ProjectLearning Essentials and Self Discovery


  • I am from Bethesda Maryland

  • I graduated from the Chelsea School which is located in Silver Spring, Maryland

  • I originally chose Beacon College because it has a Computer, Information Systems track as well as the amount of support that this College provides

Adhd type 2

(ADHD Type 2)

ADHD Inattentive

Symptoms of adhd inattentive
Symptoms ofADHD Inattentive

  • Not paying attention to detail

  • Making careless mistakes

  • Failing to pay attention and keep on task

  • Not listening

  • Being unable to follow or understand instructions

  • Avoiding tasks that involve effort

  • Being distracted or forgetful

  • Losing things that are needed to complete tasks


  • Difficulty identifying single words

  • Problems understanding sounds in words, order of sounds or and rhythms

  • Problems with spelling

  • Transposing letters in words

  • Omitting or substituting words

  • Poor reading comprehension

  • Slow reading speed

  • Delay in spoken language

  • Confusion with directions, or right and left handedness

  • Confusion with opposites

  • Math Disorder

  • Dysgraphia


  • Trouble with reading, writing and copying numbers

  • Problems counting and adding numbers

  • Difficulty differentiating adding and subtraction

  • Problems understanding math symbols and word problems

  • Unable to line up numbers properly

  • Unable to make number lines

  • Unable to understand graphs


  • Illegible print, cursive

  • Writes both print and cursive in the same sentence

  • Leaves words out of sentences

  • Doesn’t finish words or letters

  • Doesn’t leave enough space between words when writing

  • Strange wrist or paper position

  • Writes Slow

  • Doesn’t leave enough space when writing

  • Individual complains of sore hand after writing

  • Individual has difficulty writing with out planning before hand

  • Has difficulty visualizing letters, and words before writing


  • Hasdifficulty understanding what others have said

  • Problems following oral directions

  • Difficult to organize thoughts

  • Hard to make sentences

  • Often says “um”

  • Low vocabulary

  • Word reputation

  • Improper use of tenses

Quick facts
Quick Facts

  • Also referred to as developmental coordination disorder

  • Lifelong neurological condition

  • More common in males then females


  • Difficulties controlling the speech organs

  • Difficulties making speech sounds

  • Difficulty sequencing sounds

    • Within a word

    • Forming words into sentences

  • Difficulty controlling breathing

  • Slow language development

  • Difficulty with feeding


  • Difficulty learning basic movement patterns

  • Difficulty developing a desired writing style

  • The acquision of graphemes

  • Difficulty establishing the correct pencil grip

  • Hand aching while writing


  • Poor timing

  • Poor balance

  • Tripping over your own feet

  • Difficulty sequencing movement

  • Difficulty remembering movement sequence

  • Problems realizing where you are in space

  • Trouble holding objects

  • Ambidextrous


  • Pain in extremities

  • Discoloration in extremities

  • Sensation of cold and numbing in extremities

Adhd inattentive
ADHD Inattentive

  • I always ask for a writing implement

Reading disorder1
Reading Disorder

  • I don’t enjoy reading

  • I don’t enjoy reading because I always loose my place

  • I would rather talk on the phone then read a book

Mathematics disorder1
Mathematics Disorder

  • I can’t solve math equations


  • Teachers often can’t read my writing

Receptive expressive language disorder1
Receptive Expressive Language Disorder

  • It takes longer for me to understand what someone is saying, or asking

Developmental dyspraxia1
Developmental Dyspraxia

  • I am occasionally late to class because I don’t realize what time it is and I take more time then most to get where I am going

Reynolds syndrome1
Reynolds Syndrome

  • I am always cold

Adhd inattentive1
ADHD Inattentive

  • I always forget to clean my room so I will be reminded by my roommates to do it

  • There is always a mess around me

  • I often will start an idea and not complete the steps necessary to finish it

Reading disorder2
Reading Disorder

  • I always read street signs

Mathematics disorder2
Mathematics Disorder

  • Counting money is hard

  • It is difficult for me to keep a budget


  • My writing is most often eligible

  • Although I enjoy writing poetry

  • Couldn’t write a love letter if I wanted to

Receptive expressive language disorder2
Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

  • I can’t have a decent conversation with my friends because it is so hard to communicate with others

Developmental dyspraxia2
Developmental Dyspraxia

  • I occasionally drop things

Reynolds syndrome2
Reynolds Syndrome

  • It freaks people out

  • I am a come lien

Adhd inattentive2
ADHD Inattentive

  • If I can’t find a pencil I will ask for one

Reading disorder3
Reading Disorder

  • I have used kurzwell to listen to text

Mathematics disorder3
Mathematics Disorder

  • I use a calculator when I am asked to solve anything more then a simple math equation


  • I have a tablet computer to assist with my typing

  • I also have a smart pen that can record audio while I write

Receptive expressive language disorder3
Receptive Expressive Language Disorder

  • I ask for the instructions to be repeated

Developmental dyspraxia3
Developmental Dyspraxia

  • I where ankle braces when I walk

  • I was once told that one of my legs is longer then the other

Reynolds syndrome3
Reynolds Syndrome

  • I often where an extra layer or two of clothing

  • I am always cold


  • Despite all the disabilities I am diagnosed with I think I am a pretty cool person and people should get to know me


  • Wikipedia. (2012). [Website]. Retrieved

    November 2,2012 fromhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_dyspraxia

  • (2012). Dysgraphia. Learning Disabilities Association of America. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from http://www.ldnatl.org/aboutld/parents/ld_basics/dysgraphia.asp

References continued
References (continued)

  • (n.d). Types of ADHD: Making the diagnoses. WebMD. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from http://webmd.com/add-adhd/guide/types-of-adhd.

  • David Zieve. & Neil Kaneshiro. (2012). Language Disorders – Children. Medline Plus. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ency/article/001545.htm