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Special Education for people who have. L LEARNING DISABILITIES. NURULLAH ALINAK. OUTLINE. Introduction What is S.E. ? Learning Disabilities Why do we need S.E. ? Examples for S.E. References. Special Education. Special education  or  special needs education is practice (in a way that) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Special Education for people who haveOUTLINEIntroductionWhat is S.E. ?Learning DisabilitiesWhy do we need S.E. ?Examples for S.E.References

Special EducationSpecial educationorspecial needs education is practice (in a way that)Idealy, process involves; planned and monitored (arrangement)Adapted equipment, Common special needsSpecial or additional ?

3Learning DisabilitiesUmbrella term for variety of Learning problemsIntelligence? Or motivation?Laziness?Brain wired differently ! Receive and process informationWhat is needed?

4Learning DisabilitiesPreschool signs and symptoms of learning disabilitiesProblems pronouncing wordsTrouble finding the right wordDifficulty rhymingTrouble learning the alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, days of the weekDifficulty following directions or learning routinesDifficulty controlling crayons, pencils, and scissors or coloring within the linesTrouble with buttons, zippers, snaps, learning to tie shoes

Learning DisabilitiesAges 5-9 signs and symptoms of learning disabilitiesTrouble learning the connection between letters and soundsUnable to blend sounds to make wordsConfuses basic words when readingConsistently misspells words and makes frequent reading errorsTrouble learning basic math conceptsDifficulty telling time and remembering sequencesSlow to learn new skills

Learning DisabilitiesAges 10-13 signs and symptoms of learning disabilitiesDifficulty with reading comprehension or math skillsTrouble with open-ended test questions and word problemsDislikes reading and writing; avoids reading aloudSpells the same word differently in a single documentPoor organizational skills (bedroom, homework, desk is messy and disorganized)Trouble following classroom discussions and expressing thoughts aloudPoor handwriting

LDsADHDAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while not considered a learning disability, can certainly disrupt learning. Children with ADHD often have problems sitting still, staying focused, following instructions, staying organized, and completing homework.Autism Difficulty mastering certain academic skills can stem from pervasive developmental disorders such as autism and Aspergers syndrome. Children withautism spectrum disordersmay have trouble communicating, reading body language, learning basic skills, making friends, and making eye contact.

Why S.E. ?Many kinds of S.E. for LDs.People learn differentlyReading, hands on approach, hear, taking notes Purpose of S.E.

10Some examplesARGENTINA, Buenos Aires SPECIAL EDUCATION Lincoln School (2013) http://www.lincoln.edu.ar Children with special needs may attend only with a personal aide. There is no one on staff to diagnose disabilities. Special needs teachers are employed and are available in the community to work with the student.Some examplesARUBA, Aruba SPECIAL EDUCATION International School of Aruba (2010) http://www.isaruba.com/ The school accepts students with mild special needs.

Some examplesAUSTRALIAGIFTED AND TALENTED http://home.alphalink.com.au/~drednort/schoolsinaus.html Information on gifted education in AustraliaReferenceshttp://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/what-is-ld/what-are-learning-disabilitieshttp://www.helpguide.org/mental/learning_disabilities.htm

http://learningdisabilities.about.com/od/publicschoolprograms/http://www.lightfortheworld.nl/en/about-us/downloads/policy-papers?gclid=CICt7Yfs5b0CFQkUwwodxBkAGw http://www.specialednews.com/learning-problems/special-education-learning-disabilities.htm..