Unformatted text preview: Teaching Children With Learning Disabilities According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 4 million of children are being born or have learning disabilities. That would be about 3 % of the United States population are intellectually impaired. Teaching children with learning disabilities can be challenging and difficult for both parents and teachers. To be an effective teacher and cater to the needs of the children, teachers should be equipped with knowledge and of course, patience and the right attitude. Medical studies have figured that learning disabilities and mental impairment occurs as early as the prenatal stage. Most people think that this has something to do with the intellect but the truth is it has something to do with the brain functions. The deal with learning disabilities is that it cannot be cured, but children can be taught how to cope with it. Common learning disabilities would include dyslexia or problems in processing language, dyscalculia or mainly problems with math related subject, dysgraphia or issues with writing spelling and though organization, and dyspraxia...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ASTROLOGY e2021 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Spring '11 term at Cox School of Business.
- Spring '11