learning disabilities

what kinds and how you can help

Types of learning disabilities

There are lots of learning disabilities!!! one of the most common disability is dyslexia.

Dyslexia:Developmental reading disorder is a reading disability that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols. It is also called dyslexia.

Strategies: when they have a project, brake it into small pieces so they can understand what they have to do

*Coloured writing pens

*Coloured highlighting pens

*‘Post-it’ notes in different shapes and colours

*Paper in different colours

What causes a learnind disability??

Most often a learning disability is caused by a illness or injury during or before birth. Drug or alcohol use during pregnancy can also causes a learning disability

peaple with learning disabilities

Dysgraphia (LD)

what is it?

Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing. It can lead to problems with spelling, poor handwriting and putting thoughts on paper. People with dysgraphia might have trouble organizing letters, numbers and words on a line or page.

Strategies: people with dysgraphia use spelling programs to help them spell better.

*Providing the student with a brief outline of lecture material;

*Having a buddy or aide take notes and provide a copy to the student;

*Having the student proofread his or her written work after a short time period;

*Prioritizing writing assignments