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Week 6 Topics Learning Disability Emotional/Behavioral Disability Intellectual Disability/Mental Retardation The paper must include: 1. Basic facts pertaining to the disability including characteristics and needs 2. Relationship to special education law 3. Ways to address the needs of students within this disability category 4. Inclusion tips to nurture the concept of a least restrictive environment 5. Supplementary aids and services and/or related services that may be included on the IEP (See Figure 2.1 of the class text) 6. Community resources, services, or agencies available for students and families for the selected disability category 7. Transition planning considerations for selected disability category Each student will choose from the topic list provided and write a 10-12 page paper, including information from at least 3 peer reviewed articles and the class text. Instructions Each student will choose from the topic list provided and write a 10-12 page paper, including information from at least 3 peer reviewed articles and the class text. Topics Learning Disability Emotional/Behavioral Disability Intellectual Disability/Mental Retardation Learning Disabilities Learning disabilities are problems that affect the brain's ability to receive process, analyze, or store information. These problems can make it difficult for a student to learn as quickly as someone who isn't affected by learning disabilities. There are many kinds of learning disabilities. Most students affected by them have more than one kind. Certain kinds of learning
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disabilities can interfere with a person's ability to concentrate or focus and can cause someone's mind to wander too much. Other learning disabilities can make it difficult for a student to read, write, spell, or solve math problems (Learning Disabilities, 2011). Categories of learning disabilities are frequently gathered by school area ability set or reasoning weakness. Motor difficulties and learning disabilities discusses to difficulties with movement and coordination whether it is with fine motor skills (cutting, writing) or gross motor skills (running, jumping). A motor incapacity is occasionally mentioned to as an “output” activity meaning that it relates to the output of information from the brain. In order to run, jump, write or cut something, the brain must be able to communicate with the necessary limbs to complete the action. Signs that your child might have a motor coordination disability include problems with physical abilities that require hand eye coordination, like holding a pencil or buttoning a shirt (Kemp, G., Segal, J. & Cutter, D, 2010). Math difficulties and learning disabilities fluctuate significantly depending on the child’s other strengths and weaknesses. A child’s ability to do math will be affected otherwise by a language learning disability, or a visual disorder or a difficulty with sequencing, memory or organization. A child with a math based learning disorder may struggle with
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