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Ch 2: Factors Impacting Development & Learning

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Utilize this chapter's bite-sized lessons, mini quizzes and practice exam to strengthen your knowledge of factors that can impact development and learning. These resources are accessible any time and can make studying for a test fun and effective.

Factors Impacting Development & Learning - Chapter Summary

This chapter's overview of factors impacting development and learning can ensure you fully understand developmental abnormalities in children, emotional and behavioral disorders, ADHD, intellectual disabilities and more. Study entertaining lessons at any pace that works for you. When you're finished, you will be ready to:

  • Define and list types of physical disabilities
  • Discuss the causes, diagnosis and treatment of learning disorders and disabilities
  • List issues faced by students with learning disabilities
  • Describe personal factors that impact student learning and success
  • Explain the effect socialization, culture and culture shock have on education
  • Detail the impact disabilities can have on the self and others over a lifetime
  • Share the meaning of psychopharmacology and discuss its impact on students

Feel free to customize your review of the lessons based on how well you understand or remember factors that impact development and learning. Visit the lessons as many times as you'd like, and check your knowledge of their contents by taking multiple-choice quizzes. Our subject-matter experts can answer any questions you have about topics covered in this chapter. If you'd like a comprehensive review of the lessons, be sure to take our practice exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 2: Factors Impacting Development & Learning
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Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

1. Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

Developmental abnormalities in children have an impact on their learning and social skills. Examine an example in this lesson that will help you learn about the importance of early intervention.

What is a Physical Disability? - Definition & Types

2. What is a Physical Disability? - Definition & Types

In this lesson, you will learn to define the term physical disability. We will also look at different types of physical disabilities as well as further explore categories for daily living as they pertain to people with physical disabilities.

Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

3. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

If you have never met a person with Asperger syndrome, you might wonder how they differ from you. In this lesson, we'll explore the behaviors common to people with Asperger and other autism spectrum disorders.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

This lesson explores common characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as the best practices for teaching learners with this disorder.

Intellectual Disabilities: Definition, Levels, Causes, Prevention & Treatment

5. Intellectual Disabilities: Definition, Levels, Causes, Prevention & Treatment

People with intellectual disabilities have low IQs and problems with daily functioning. In this lesson, we'll examine the levels of intellectual disabilities as well as the causes and treatments of them.

Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis

6. Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis

Why do some students struggle to learn? What types of learning disabilities affect students? In this lesson, we'll look closely at three common learning disorders: dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia.

Students with Learning Disabilities

7. Students with Learning Disabilities

Working with students who have learning disabilities requires a unique awareness along with special accommodations. This lesson explores the issues faced by learning disabled students.

Personal Factors Affecting Student Learning & Success

8. Personal Factors Affecting Student Learning & Success

Personal factors, like personality and social skills, impact a student's success and ability to learn. This lesson outlines factors that affect student learning and success and details how they impact learning.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

9. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

Impact of Disabilities on Self & Others Across the Life Span

10. Impact of Disabilities on Self & Others Across the Life Span

Individuals with disabilities often have special needs and face unique challenges throughout life. This lesson will examine the impact of disabilities on individuals, families and society.

Psychopharmacology & Its Impact on Students

11. Psychopharmacology & Its Impact on Students

In this lesson, we will look at the more common issues students have that can benefit from medication treatments. We will also look at the impact this kind of medication treatment will have on those students in the classroom.

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