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1. Building Literacy in Older Children
Literacy is a lifelong learning experience. Children with disabilities may have a hard time growing in this area, but it is possible. There are ways to increase the literacy skills in older literacy learners.
2. Why Read Aloud
Reading is an essential skill to function in everyday life. Reading is one of those skills that some children lack. Children with reading disabilities struggle on a daily basis. The task can become tiring, but the benefits of reading out loud can outweigh the labor.
3. Fun on Hold
School can be a fun place to learn social skills, as well as earn an education. If you were to ask the average student what their favorite part of the day is, most would say recess. Students with learning disabilities may face challenges in the areas of academics and social skills.
4. Could It Be Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes it difficult to read, spell, write, and speak. About 5 to 10 percent of those living in the United States suffer from some form of dyslexia. There are symptoms that every parent or teacher should be aware of.
5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Adults with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) may have the same or similar symptoms as an adult. The hyperactivity may become restlessness. Focus may be a problem as an adult.
6. Challenges After Divorce
Divorce is common in the United States as never before. Parents split for various reasons believing that it is the best for the family. Children with learning disabilities are often affected the most by this decision.
7. Decrease Challenges with Dysgraphia
Writing can be an adventurous hobby for those that enjoy writing and have the ability to get lost in their own words. Learning disabilities in writing can make writing a challenge. Identifying the specific learning disability will make it easier to develop strategies to improve writing skills.
8. Gifted Kids
Motivation, communication skills, and reasoning have something in common. It is called giftedness. Each child has a different level of giftedness. There are traits that can be found in children.
9. Learners with Math Dyscalculia
Math is so fun for some people. They enjoy crunching numbers to make data relevant. There are others that dread math. It is avoided at all cost due to difficulties in math called math dyscalculia.
10. Reduce Stress in the Classroom
Teachers have a challenging job. It is a profession that requires much, but offers little monetary gain. The down side is stress. Much planning goes into each lesson. Such a demanding task brings many stresses. These tips can be used to reduce stress in the classroom.
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