Learning Disabilities

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This Powerpoint was used with Freak the Mighty to teach what Max's disability was.


<ul><li> 1. Designing Multimedia Presentations Robin Lytton EDU 5300 Learning Disabilities What is wrong with Max?</li></ul> <p> 2. bilding me a fewchr </p> <ul><li>Dear Teachr, </li></ul> <ul><li>Today mommy cryed. Mommy asked me Jody do you realy kno why you are goin to school. i sed i dont kno why ? She said it is caus we are going to be bilding me a fewchr i said what is a fewchr wats one look like ? Mommy said i dont kno jody no one can really see all your fewchr jest you. dont worry caus youl see you see. Tats when she cryed and sed oh jody I love you so. </li></ul> <ul><li>Mommy says every one need to work realy hard for us kids to make our fewchrz the nicest ones the world can ofer. </li></ul> <ul><li>Teacher can we start today to bild me a fewchr? Can you try espeshly hard to make it a nice pretty one jest for mommy and me ? </li></ul> <ul><li>I love you teachr.</li></ul> <ul><li>Love, </li></ul> <ul><li>Jody </li></ul> <ul><li>xxooxxoo </li></ul> <p> 3. What do you think a learning disability is? 4. Common myths about LD </p> <ul><li>Low intelligence/ Stupid </li></ul> <ul><li>People with LD are just lazy. </li></ul> <ul><li>They cant read. </li></ul> <ul><li>They learn slower. </li></ul> <ul><li>They are retarded. </li></ul> <ul><li>It only affects reading.</li></ul> <ul><li>You are not normal. </li></ul> <p> 5. Scissors Activity </p> <ul><li>Take a pair of scissors in the opposite hand you write with.Cut out the Christmas tree. You have two minutes.Use only the hand that you do not write with. </li></ul> <p> 6. What is a learning disability? </p> <ul><li>A learning disability results from a difference in the way a person's brain is "wired." Children with learning disabilities are asSMARTorSMARTERthan their peers. But they may have difficulty reading, writing, spelling, remembering and/or organizing information. </li></ul> <p> 7. More Facts About Learning Disabilities </p> <ul><li>People have difficulties concentrating and focusing </li></ul> <ul><li>Can cause your mind to wander </li></ul> <ul><li>Nearly 4 million students have a learning disability </li></ul> <ul><li>Students usually have more than one learning disability, whether it be reading, writing, spelling, or math </li></ul> <p> 8. If you have a LD, you may see this. </p> <ul><li>Dyslexia is a learning disability whose first symptoms are:</li></ul> <ul><li>Difficulty in learning to read,</li></ul> <ul><li>Later erratic spelling,</li></ul> <ul><li>Understands speech rather than writing</li></ul> <p>Shared from http://www.etni.org.il/etninews/inter2d.htm 9. Other examples Shared from http://www.etni.org.il/etninews/inter2d.htm 10. Famous People with LD </p> <ul><li>Magic Johnson </li></ul> <ul><li>Carl Luis </li></ul> <ul><li>Muhammad Ali </li></ul> <ul><li>Nolan Ryan </li></ul> <ul><li>Pete Rose </li></ul> <ul><li>Tommy Hilfiger </li></ul> <ul><li>Walt Disney </li></ul> <ul><li>Edgar Allen Poe </li></ul> <ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul> <ul><li>Will Smith </li></ul> <ul><li>Tom Cruise </li></ul> <ul><li>Harrison Ford </li></ul> <ul><li>Agatha Cristie </li></ul> <ul><li>Avi </li></ul> <ul><li>Shared by http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/showarticle/2258 </li></ul> <p> 11. Max and his Learning Disability </p> <ul><li>How does Max view himself because of his disability? </li></ul> <ul><li>How do other people view him? </li></ul>