Problems of Defining Learning Disabilities
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This paper introduces the general problem of determining and ascertaining which learning disabilities certain students have. Additionally, the paper calls for teachers to be both well informed and tentative. An example is given of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, which both includes and masks several common learning disabilities and emotional problems.
From the Paper:"The Ontario Ministry of Education refers to more than 37,000 students in elementary Special Education classes with more than 45,000 in similar classes in secondary schools. Teachers are now better equipped through general awareness and professional training to know of learning disabilities (LDs), to spot when one or more may be present in a student, and respond. Fletcher et al comment however that "no single problem has plagued the study of LDs more than the problem of definition" as was learned in the United States with increased attention to research, policy..."
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