Academic Papers on Special Populations & Conditions

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Approximately 4 pages discussing 'Career Education For the Cognitively Disabled (Slow Learning) Adolescents.' Good for those studying education, child psychology, abnormal psychology etc; Bibliography lists 12 comprehensive sources.

This 6 page paper provides an overview of psychological studies and experiments during the 1950s and 1960s that were conducted on learners with special needs, which determined the mandate for resources, including elevators, pools, special equipment and services. This paper evaluates the literature that determined the focus on mainstreaming and suggested that benefits could ...

This 8 page paper discusses the kinds of strategies that are used to help disabled children communicate. There are many disabilities that prevent the child from communicating but there are many assistive devices that can help the child interact with those around him. Some of these devices are described. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 6 page research paper investigates the characteristics of learning disabilities. Specific topics include the definitions of LD, degree of incidence, diagnostic procedures, and remediation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

9 pages in length. A research paper on learning disabilities, their origin, and various types. The writer discusses problems encountered in diagnosing and labeling learning disabled children and concentrates on several common aphasias and dyslexias. Bibliography lists 12+ sources.

Evaluating language disorders and learning disabilities is problematic for many educators, especially within the scope of changing student populations. As increasing ethnic diversity becomes a significant component of urban regions, the question of language performance, academic success, learning capabilities and language disorders have all some into play when evaluating the capacity of Hispanic ...

A 10 page research proposal that supports the hypothesis that children with dyslexia who currently reverse common letters and letter combinations can be 'trained' through specific techniques, to reduce the level of reversal that occurs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page research paper that focuses on current methods of teaching dyslexic children. The writer concludes that the 'tried and true' methods based on dyslexic pioneer Samuel Orton and new therapies that incorporate recent research on how dyslexia impacts one hemisphere of the brain are the best methods available. Biography lists 6 sources.

A 20 page paper discussing dyslexia in terms of its status as a learning disability and of current research, and from the perspective of guidance counseling. The broad term of 'learning disability' generally is reserved for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Dyslexia. More severe restraints on learning also affect general intelligence, which neither ...

A 5 page paper that discusses dyslexia and information communications technology. The writer begins with a brief introduction to dyslexia and what kinds of remediation have been found to be most successful. Specific ICT programs are then discussed in terms of how they can help the student with dyslexia with both writing and studying. Bibliography ...

A 10 page paper that looks at the issues regarding ethnic and physical diversity in special education and also considers the impact of the call for inclusion as it impacts educational diversity as a whole. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Teaching Dyslectics

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper which discusses the latest methods used in teaching people who suffer from dyslexia. Dyslexia is a fairly recent discovery in the academic and scientific world. People who suffer from dyslexia have more often than not, been left alone, the instructors believing that these individuals have no capacity to learn. There have ...

This 7 page paper provides an overview of conventional and controversial treatments for dyslexia. The paper takes the position that visually oriented treatments should not be used until, or unless, a causal relationship is found. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 20 page proposal designed to demonstrate the impacts of academic and behavioral interventions on the process of letter reversal in dyslexic children. Bibliography lists 39 sources.

A 10 page research proposal intended to demonstrate that the use of upper case letter techniques can reduce letter reversals in children with severe learning disabilities. This proposal also correlates the improvements in reading and writing using this technique to improve reading and writing confidence which can lead to subsequent reversal improvements. Bibliography ...

A 6 page paper on the characters, research, and implementation of developed programs for letter reversal disorder. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 5 page essay that describes different classroom organizational patterns and instructional strategies that can be used with LD students, including those who have attention deficit disorder. The writer demonstrates how the processes will also meet the goals of developing specific personal characteristics. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page overview of the causes of learning disabilities. Discusses the role of the central nervous system (particularly the hippocampus) and other aspects of the body's physiology. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

An 8 page critical review of the current literature dealing with the issue of the relationship between language disorders and learning disabilities and relates this in a usable form for educators. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

An 8 page paper discussing methods of teaching mathematics that are applicable to the learning disabled. The four methods described are common methods of teaching and have been used in many different types of classrooms, and with different subjects as well. The four methods discussed are cooperative, constructivism, whole class, and mixed ability. When addressing ...

The word 'inclusion' has been widely used in recent years as more and more school districts recognize the call for 'least restrictive environment' in programming for special education students and relates to the side-by-side programming of special education and regular education students in classroom settings. This 25 page paper provides an overview of the ...

This 16 page paper explores the concept and practice of inclusion for students with disabilities. The concept of inclusion becomes extremely emotional and there is a great conflict about the efficacy of such programs. The conflict becomes especially heated when severely or profoundly disabled students are brought into the equation. This essay does not take ...

Over the last two decades, debates have been waged regarding the premises of inclusion and full-inclusion programming for children with mild to severe disabilities. Inclusion programs in general have become a popular focus in Special Education programming beginning in the 1980s, when de-institutionalization placed many handicapped students into mainstream education and a focus on ...

This 3 page paper discusses the concept of 'inclusion' in the world of special education. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 5 page paper that researches the issue of physical impairments, considers the existing ideology within Special Education, and reflects upon the nature of technology and devices necessary to address physical impairments in classroom settings. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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