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Instructional Project for Special Education Students

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This posting develops an instructional project to teach students to understand what a learning disability is and how they can compensate for this disability. The project includes ways to teach students about learning disabilities, cognitive and metacognitive strategies or how they compensate for the disability, and the importance of developing self-advocacy skills to access services in the classroom.

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As you complete your assignment, please allow these ideas to guide you. I have given you Dyslexia as a topical choice since the content area is so vast:

a) Develop an instructional project to teach students to understand what a learning disability is and how they can compensate for this disability.

Please think about developing a webquest as an instructional project to teach students to understand what the learning disability. Please note that Dyslexia is a type of learning disability that is related to reading. Students diagnosed with dyslexia typically have average to above average intelligence. However, their main problems relate to reading.

Although the precise cause of dyslexia is unknown, some data suggests that dyslexia may be inherited or results from early problems with hearing individual sounds in words.
When discussing common ...

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This posting names ideas about how to accommodate for LD students.

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-Create an alternative assessment that would be appropriate for a specific task to be completed by a chosen group of ELD students. Describe its use and possible outcomes.
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-How would you effectively address academic deficiencies identified by the results?
-How would you address special education and gifted student accommodations?

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