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  1. David Horn LD PowerPoint ProjectLearning Essentials and Self Discovery

  2. Introduction • I am from Bethesda Maryland • I graduated from the Chelsea School which is located in Silver Spring, Maryland • I originally chose Beacon College because it has a Computer, Information Systems track as well as the amount of support that this College provides

  3. (ADHD Type 2) ADHD Inattentive

  4. Symptoms ofADHD Inattentive • Not paying attention to detail • Making careless mistakes • Failing to pay attention and keep on task • Not listening • Being unable to follow or understand instructions • Avoiding tasks that involve effort • Being distracted or forgetful • Losing things that are needed to complete tasks

  5. Reading Disorder

  6. Symptoms • Difficulty identifying single words • Problems understanding sounds in words, order of sounds or and rhythms • Problems with spelling • Transposing letters in words • Omitting or substituting words • Poor reading comprehension • Slow reading speed • Delay in spoken language • Confusion with directions, or right and left handedness • Confusion with opposites • Math Disorder • Dysgraphia

  7. Mathematics Disorder

  8. Symptoms • Trouble with reading, writing and copying numbers • Problems counting and adding numbers • Difficulty differentiating adding and subtraction • Problems understanding math symbols and word problems • Unable to line up numbers properly • Unable to make number lines • Unable to understand graphs

  9. Dysgraphia

  10. Symptoms • Illegible print, cursive • Writes both print and cursive in the same sentence • Leaves words out of sentences • Doesn’t finish words or letters • Doesn’t leave enough space between words when writing • Strange wrist or paper position • Writes Slow • Doesn’t leave enough space when writing • Individual complains of sore hand after writing • Individual has difficulty writing with out planning before hand • Has difficulty visualizing letters, and words before writing

  11. Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

  12. Symptoms • Hasdifficulty understanding what others have said • Problems following oral directions • Difficult to organize thoughts • Hard to make sentences • Often says “um” • Low vocabulary • Word reputation • Improper use of tenses

  13. Developmental Dyspraxia

  14. Quick Facts • Also referred to as developmental coordination disorder • Lifelong neurological condition • More common in males then females

  15. Developmental Areas effected by Dyspraxia

  16. Speech and Language

  17. Symptoms • Difficulties controlling the speech organs • Difficulties making speech sounds • Difficulty sequencing sounds • Within a word • Forming words into sentences • Difficulty controlling breathing • Slow language development • Difficulty with feeding

  18. Fine Motor Control

  19. Symptoms • Difficulty learning basic movement patterns • Difficulty developing a desired writing style • The acquision of graphemes • Difficulty establishing the correct pencil grip • Hand aching while writing

  20. Whole body movement, coordination, and body language

  21. Symptoms • Poor timing • Poor balance • Tripping over your own feet • Difficulty sequencing movement • Difficulty remembering movement sequence • Problems realizing where you are in space • Trouble holding objects • Ambidextrous

  22. Reynolds Syndrome

  23. Symptoms • Pain in extremities • Discoloration in extremities • Sensation of cold and numbing in extremities

  24. How my Learning Disabilities effect me academically

  25. ADHD Inattentive • I always ask for a writing implement

  26. Reading Disorder • I don’t enjoy reading • I don’t enjoy reading because I always loose my place • I would rather talk on the phone then read a book

  27. Mathematics Disorder • I can’t solve math equations

  28. Dysgraphia • Teachers often can’t read my writing

  29. Receptive Expressive Language Disorder • It takes longer for me to understand what someone is saying, or asking

  30. Developmental Dyspraxia • I am occasionally late to class because I don’t realize what time it is and I take more time then most to get where I am going

  31. Reynolds Syndrome • I am always cold

  32. How My Learning disabilities effect me socially

  33. ADHD Inattentive • I always forget to clean my room so I will be reminded by my roommates to do it • There is always a mess around me • I often will start an idea and not complete the steps necessary to finish it

  34. Reading Disorder • I always read street signs

  35. Mathematics Disorder • Counting money is hard • It is difficult for me to keep a budget

  36. Dysgraphia • My writing is most often eligible • Although I enjoy writing poetry • Couldn’t write a love letter if I wanted to

  37. Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder • I can’t have a decent conversation with my friends because it is so hard to communicate with others

  38. Developmental Dyspraxia • I occasionally drop things

  39. Reynolds Syndrome • It freaks people out • I am a come lien

  40. Compensation Strategies

  41. ADHD Inattentive • If I can’t find a pencil I will ask for one

  42. Reading Disorder • I have used kurzwell to listen to text

  43. Mathematics Disorder • I use a calculator when I am asked to solve anything more then a simple math equation

  44. Dysgraphia • I have a tablet computer to assist with my typing • I also have a smart pen that can record audio while I write

  45. Receptive Expressive Language Disorder • I ask for the instructions to be repeated

  46. Developmental Dyspraxia • I where ankle braces when I walk • I was once told that one of my legs is longer then the other

  47. Reynolds Syndrome • I often where an extra layer or two of clothing • I am always cold

  48. Conclusion • Despite all the disabilities I am diagnosed with I think I am a pretty cool person and people should get to know me

  49. References • Wikipedia. (2012). [Website]. Retrieved November 2,2012 fromhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_dyspraxia • (2012). Dysgraphia. Learning Disabilities Association of America. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from http://www.ldnatl.org/aboutld/parents/ld_basics/dysgraphia.asp

  50. References (continued) • (n.d). Types of ADHD: Making the diagnoses. WebMD. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from http://webmd.com/add-adhd/guide/types-of-adhd. • David Zieve. & Neil Kaneshiro. (2012). Language Disorders – Children. Medline Plus. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ency/article/001545.htm