RU - Disabilities for students

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Terms, Definitions, Understanding Professor Larry Jacobs, General Psychology
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Disability : _________ limitation or inability to perform specific act (walk, hear, see). Lack of ability. Learning Disability : Limitation on a person’s functioning that restricts the individual’s abilities to learn (reading, written language) Handicap : Limitation an individual __________________ in a particular environment. A condition imposed upon a person who has a disability, due to result of society, physical environment, or person’s attitudes. Ex – golf, contest with disadvantages or advantages are placed upon contestants Exceptional : a comprehensive term. It describes anyone whose physical, mental, or behavioral performance ____________ from the norm; unusual. Ex - Learning disabled and gifted. Mainstreaming: Mainstreaming is the practice of _____________disabled students and into the “mainstream” of student life. In the context of education is a term that refers to the practice of educating students with special needs in regular classes during specific time periods
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course 830 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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