The Special Challenges of Neurological-Based Behavior. Timothy J. Smith EDUC 531 Dr. Williams February 3, 2010. Use people first language. Students are real people living with a condition, not defined by the condition. “A child with dyslexia” not “a dyslexic child”.
Timothy J. Smith
February 3, 2010
“A child with dyslexia”
“a dyslexic child”
XWhat are some mental health diagnoses that are prominent in the literature ?
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Oppositional defiant disorder
Autism spectrum disorder
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Note what special teachers do and adapt for your classroom.
Keep room neat and tidy, quiet, minimize distractions, simplify.
Often comorbid with other conditions
Special testing is needed to confirm