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Diagnosis, Assessment, Learning diabilities, segregation

Week 5 DQ 1

1. Today, we have a number of different family configurations: the single parent, the divorced parent, blended families, children being reared by their grandparents, unmarried parents, and same-sex parents. What are the differences among these different family configurations as they relate to rearing psychologically healthy children?

2. Schools have been given the responsibility of educating those with learning disabilities. They have approached this responsibility by first segregating these students and then by seeking to mainstream them. Which one of these approaches do you believe is in the best interest of the child with a learning disability? Why?

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Identify what information is important to collect during the initial assessment process to make a diagnosis and why. Explain what methods can be used to collect the data or make ongoing assessment.

Today, we have a number of different family configurations: the single parent, the divorced parent, blended families, children being reared by their grandparents, unmarried parents, and same-sex parents. What are the differences among these different family configurations as they relate to rearing psychologically healthy children?

Traditionally, two-parent family, made up of a Mom and a Dad has been the natural parental couple for healthy development of a child, male or female. With increasing changes in the family systems, nowadays, from a single parent family to a homosexual couple parenting children, obviously new challenges are emerging and the ultimate loss or gain in ...

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Multiple short answers on following topics: Diagnosis, Assessment, Learning diabilities, segregation in class rooms

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