Ch 14: Individualizing Instruction for Learning Disabilities

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Individualizing Instruction for Learning Disabilities - Chapter Summary

Our expert instructors present the process needed for individualizing instruction for students with learning disabilities in this chapter. Learn more about curricular accommodations and modification as well as research-based instructional methods for students with learning disabilities. After this chapter is done, you should be ready to meet the following goals:

  • Understand specific teaching strategies for use with students with learning disabilities
  • Teach students with learning disabilities about self-regulation
  • Instruct students with learning disabilities about problem-solving skills
  • Use study skills successfully with students with learning disabilities
  • Outline homework strategies that work well for students with learning disabilities
  • Address the emotional needs of learning disabled students

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9 Lessons in Chapter 14: Individualizing Instruction for Learning Disabilities
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Curricular Accommodations & Modifications

1. Curricular Accommodations & Modifications

Not all students learn the same. In many cases, methods and materials must be changed for certain students. In this lesson, learn the difference between curricular accommodations and modifications, and gain insight into some best practices.

Research-Based Instructional Methods for Students with Learning Disabilities

2. Research-Based Instructional Methods for Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning disabilities often need specialized instruction to be successful in a general education setting. Let's look at some research-based instructional methods that will help all of your students learn new concepts and keep up in school.

Specific Learning Disability Teaching Strategies

3. Specific Learning Disability Teaching Strategies

In this special education lesson, we'll be going over practical tips for teaching students with learning disabilities. After briefly reviewing what learning disabilities are, we'll dive into strategies you can use in the classroom to improve student learning.

Teaching Self-Regulation to Students with Learning Disabilities

4. Teaching Self-Regulation to Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning disabilities sometimes struggle behaviorally as well as academically. A supportive teacher must help these students learn to regulate their impulses and focus on academic growth in spite of challenges. This lesson will give you some ideas for teaching self-regulation to students with learning disabilities.

Teaching Organizational Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

5. Teaching Organizational Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning disabilities sometimes struggle with visual and temporal awareness in ways that lead to poor organization. Part of helping these students succeed as learners and people is teaching them strategies for organizing their work and schedules. This lesson will provide strategies for teaching organizational skills to students with learning disabilities.

Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

6. Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning disabilities sometimes struggle with problem-solving in mathematics. This lesson gives you a sense of why and also offers some strategies to help.

Study Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities

7. Study Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities

Study skills are instrumental in the success of students with learning disabilities. The more we can help them develop skills in note taking, organization, test taking, and memory, the more they will thrive. In this lesson, we will explore study skills strategies that you can teach your students with learning disabilities.

Homework Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

8. Homework Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning disabilities are usually at a disadvantage academically, particularly when it comes to homework. Let's look at how teachers and parents can work together to help their students with learning disabilities have a more meaningful homework experience.

Addressing Emotional Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities

9. Addressing Emotional Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities

When a student is diagnosed with a learning disability, teachers and parents often focus on the academic challenges that arise. This lesson will discuss how these students may be emotionally affected and how teachers can help.

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