Chapter 6. Persons with Learning Disabilities. ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS. How have the definitions of learning disabilities changed over time? How has the history of learning disabilities changed over time? Why is LD the largest category of special education today?
Persons with Learning Disabilities
7. What are three effective instructional approaches for students with LD?
9. How can technology be used to assist students with Learning Disabilities?
The space man is working on the moon the guy in the bulldozer is going to try to move dirt at last to the other guy so he could build a mountain and try to build a city so maybe people can live on the moon.Written work, 10-year-old:
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“…A retardation, disorder or delayed development in one or more of the processes of speech, language, reading, writing, arithmetic, or other school subjects resulting from a psychological handicap caused by possible cerebral dysfunction and/or emotional or behavioral disturbances. It is not the result of mental retardation, sensory deprivation, or cultural and instructional factors.”
(U.S. Office of Education, 1977, p. 65083)
Central Idea - LD
Stages or steps – Forest Gump
Placements, timelines - Least to most restrictive placement; popularity of presidential candidates
Similarities & differences between two places, people, things - - VSU ABAC
To show how a series of events perpetuates (poverty)
Attention Deficit Disorder