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WHY CHILDREN FAIL. A PRESENTATION BY FARIDA RAJ. Ophthalmic / auditory functioning. SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITY [ The Hidden Handicap ].
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WHY CHILDREN FAIL A PRESENTATION BY FARIDA RAJ
Incidenceabout 10 % 15 our school going population has learning disability.
CHARACTERSTICS OF SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES • Disorders of attention • Perceptual impairments • General coordination deficits • Disorders of memory and thinking • Specific difficulties in the areas of reading, writing, spelling and arithmetic
Two college boys were climbing trees. One said,” I can see the engineering college girls from here. wow!” The other said,” let go of the tree and you will see the medical college girls too!” (in the hospital!)
Tow cogelle byos wree cilmbnig teres. Oen siad,”I can see teh enigenernig cogelel girsl form hree. Wow!” teh ohter siad,”lte go fo het tere and yuo wlil esee het meidlac clogelel grlis oto !” (in teh hsoptial)
Two co ge ys wer cli ng trees. lle bo e mbi one “I can e engi e sa th nee leg id see ring col girls from here!’ ‘wow’ the other said “ let go of the tree and yuo iwl l see med a college rs too!” icl gil (in the hospital!)
READING DISORDER DYSLEXIA • WRITING DISORDER DYSGRAPHIA • DISORDR IN MATH DYSCALCULIA • DISORDER OF MOTOR PLANNING DYSPRAXIA
Children with SLD can be talented in other areas • Imaginative and Creative • More curious than other children • Good at lateral thinking • Have superior spatial skills • Can be very hard working and motivational
TRAINING OF IN SERVICE TEACHERS • TRAINING OF MASTER TRAINERS • TRAINING OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS
TOGETHER WE CAN Togetherwe will Make a difference !
A child’s prayer “If I cannot learn the way you teach will you teach me the way I can learn”