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Learning Disabilities
Explores the relationship between learning disabilities and emotional problems such as depression and anxiety.
# 107791 | 1,660 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 12, 2008 in Education (Special) , Psychology (Child and Adolescent)

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This paper explores learning disabilities that affect academic performance. Some of the more common forms of this category of learning disability is dyslexia (problems reading, or understanding what is written), dysgraphia (problems with handwriting or writing in a way the makes sense), and dyscalculia (problems with abstract math or calculations). The paper discusses how children with learning disabilities may be affected, how depression is often the primary cause of learning disabilities in children, treatment approaches, and the importance of the teacher in obtaining help for children with learning disabilities.

Table of Contents:
Understanding Learning Disabilities
Effects on the Home and School Environment
The Teacher and the Child with Learning Disabilities
Treatment and Help

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Abasiubong, F., Obembe, A., and Ekpo, M. (2006). Controlled study of anxiety and depression in mothers of children with learning disability in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Medicine. 15 (2). Retrieved July 22, 2007 from http://www.ajol.info/viewarticle.php?id=26582.
  • Campbell, E. (2002). Adult Learning Disabilities and Depression . Learning Disability Association of America. Retrieved July 22, 2007 from http://dyslexia.mtsu.edu/modules/articles/displayarticle.jsp?id=17.
  • Crawford, S., Kaplan, B., and Dewey, D. (2006). Effects of Coexisting Disorders on Cognition and Behavior in Children with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. 10 (2), 192-199.
  • Guertzloe, E. (2003). Depression and Disability in Children and Adolescents. Eric Digest. ERIC Identifier: ED482340. Retrieved July 22, 2007 from http://www.ericdigests.org/2005-1/depression.htm.
  • Internet Special Education Resources (ISER) (2007). Proven, Cutting Edge Assessment & Treatment. Retrieved July 22, 2007 from http://iser.com/CCPS-CA.html.

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