Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
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What is Dysphoneidetic Dyslexia? Did you know that there are different types of dyslexia? Dyseidetic dyslexia describes difficulty recognizing whole words, while dysphonetic dyslexia describes difficulty connecting sounds to symbols. Read more about dysphoneidetic dyslexia, a combination of these two types, in this article.
What Types of Disabilities Are Most Often Found in the Classroom? Learning disabilities are neurological disorders. By definition, those with learning disorders are otherwise of normal intelligence and simply have difficulty with a specific skill. This list of learning disabilities details those commonly encountered in the classroom.
Fine Motor Activities for Students with Dysgraphia Dysgraphia is a condition where children may have difficulty writing. It is a sensory processing disorder. Interventions include the development of fine motor skills. This article describes a number of activities you can try with children who have dysgraphia.
How to Deal With Math Dyslexia Many children often experience issues with mathematics. Somehow no matter how much they try, they are not able to learn basic numbers, sequencing, arithmetic and other math related subjects. The article suggests tips for helping these children learn math.
Teacher Strategies for Students With Dyslexia Teaching strategies for students with dyslexia involve using multisensory techniques, whole language approaches and phonic drills that are systematic and in depth. Individual tutoring sessions and speech therapy can be utilized to improve reading and language in dyslexic students.
Diagnosing Learning Disabilities and Language Delays It can be difficult to distinguish between a learning disability or a language delay, and some children present with both. Gain a better understanding of the symptoms and differences of each condition, and let readers know when a child should be tested.
The Importance of Reading Fluency Reading fluency is the ability to read with speed, accuracy and fluidity. Students with reading difficulties must stop to decode unfamiliar words which stops comprehension. Fluent readers read and comprehend simultaneously.
Fluency training can improve comprehension skills for struggling readers.
Dysgraphia: Is It Just Bad Handwriting? Students with dyslexia, ADD, and ADHD may suffer from dysgraphia, a learning disability that adversely affects handwriting. They require targeted remediation in order for their handwriting skills to improve. Curricula targeted to handwriting difficulties can help affected students improve skills.
Phonemic Awareness: The Key to Reading Success Phonemic awareness is one of the most accurate predictors of future reading success or failure. Children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties usually have inadequate phonemic awareness skills. Through early diagnosis and intervention, reading failure can be prevented before it occurs.