Ch 2: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Neurological Foundations

About This Chapter

Improve your knowledge for the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam with our chapter. It is an effective study tool that helps you examine neurological foundations in depth.

AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Neurological Foundations - Chapter Summary

Better your understanding of different learning disabilities in children by working through these lessons. They make learning fun, and prepare you to answer questions on the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam that relate to:

  • Dyslexia in children
  • Learning disabilities
  • Identifying learning disabilities in children
  • Adapting to learners with sensory challenges
  • Educating students who have special needs

You will find useful video lessons, self-assessment quizzes and transcripts to aid in the study process. We also provide online instructors in case you have trouble with a specific topic from this chapter.

5 Lessons in Chapter 2: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Neurological Foundations
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What Is Dyslexia in Children? - Symptoms, Definition & Treatment

1. What Is Dyslexia in Children? - Symptoms, Definition & Treatment

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects between five and 17 percent of children in the United States. Learn about dyslexia, its symptoms, how it is treated, and more.

What Is a Learning Disability in Children? - Definition, Types & Characteristics

2. What Is a Learning Disability in Children? - Definition, Types & Characteristics

In this lesson, you'll learn to define learning disabilities in general, as well as learn about specific characteristics of the various types of learning disabilities. Following completion of this lesson, you'll have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

3. Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

Identifying children with a learning disability can be tricky because it can be confused with a lack of interest in a school subject. In this lesson, we will look at how learning disabilities can be identified and the three most common learning disabilities: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyslexia.

Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges

4. Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges

In this lesson, we will discuss the general characteristics of children with sensory dysfunction and how teachers can adapt the classroom environment to accommodate these students.

Educating Students with Special Needs

5. Educating Students with Special Needs

In this lesson, we will explore how to educate students with special needs. We will specifically address how the educational needs of these students are best served if they are in a mainstream classroom being taught alongside their peers.

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