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Disabilities Seen In School

By Ahmed Alhamada

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Dyslexia
Autism
Attention Deficit Hyperactive
Disorder

Dyslexia
Dyslexia Definitions
Tips for Educators
Tips for students
Tips for parents
Resources on Dyslexia

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Dyslexia
Definitions
Students with Dyslexia cannot read, spell, or writ easily
because their brain cannot deal well with written materials.
Usually dyslexic students have average or above smartness
level, but their ability to read is less than their classmates
are. Treatment early is more successful than treatment late.
If the students ability to read or write is very low and
his/her IQ in is average, she/he must be referred to the
Committee on Special Education (CSE).
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Dyslexia:
Tips for Educators
1-leverage fun games that teach spelling rules.
2- Type your teacher worksheets instead of
handwriting them.
3- Allow the use of spell check for assignments that
don't measure spelling.
4- Divide large tasks into smaller parts.
5- make sure that the student wrote his homework
correctly.
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Dyslexia
Tips for Parents
1- Encourage you child all the time.
2- Teach your child how to help his/her self.
3- Read loud for her/hem.
4- Notice you child strength instead of focusing on
her/his weakness.
5- alk with her/hem about different issue.

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Dyslexia
Tips for Students
1-use recorded books instead of written ones.
2-use colander to be more organized.
3-Give your self enough time to study.
4-Do not do more than what you have to do.
5-Focus more on you strength.

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Dyslexia Resources
Internet Resources
http://www.dyslexia.com/about-dyslexia/understanding-dyslexia/guide-for-classroom-teachers/
http://dyslexia.yale.edu/DYS_Student2Student.html
http://www.beatingdyslexia.com/dyslexia-in-the-workplace.html

Technology Resources
http://www.ghotit.com/?gclid=CjwKEAjw1qHABRDU9qaXs4rtiS0SJADNzJisFhPIpKnqXII5J2gyC257
oTEVuqKyofjATsH3zTRKQBoCknDw_wcB

http://www.dyslexic.com/product/atiz-scandock/

http://www.dyslexic.com/product/exam-pen-reader-from-c-pen/

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.monotype.android.font.flipfont.qisifont.Dyslexi
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Autism
Autism Definitions
Tips for Educators
Tips for students
Tips for parents
Resources on Autism

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Autism Definitions
Autism is a sickness that adversely affects oral and
nonverbal communication, social interaction and artistic or
creative play. Symptoms usually can be noticed in the first
36 months. Teachers need to be trained to deal well with
autisticstudents. There are teaching strategies to help
student to participate into mainstream classroom events. It
is important to teach autistic child social skills such as
expressing his/her needs, accepting criticism, how to deal
with offensive people, and difficult situations.
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Tips for Educators
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Do not give them long verbal instructions.


Teach them social skills.
Use pictures to teach them the meaning of words.
Repeat instruction several times.
Don not give them a lot of choices.

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Autism:
Tips for Students
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Try to communicate with good friends.


Trues your parents.
Focus on your talents.
Eat healthy food.
Stay away from dangerous places.

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Tips for Parents
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Increase your knowledge about Autism.


Create a safe place for your child.
Communicate with autism experts.
Try to discover her/his hidden skills.
Allocate time for fun.

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Autism Resources
Internet Resources
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/special_ed/disabilities/autism/
http://www.autism-society.org/what-is/aspergers-syndrome/
http://www.autism-society.org/

Technology Resources
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imagiration.mit
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https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.autism.picture
https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2015/09/29/autism-and-speech-d
evices-helping-kids-advance-skills-they-mature
Autism

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Attention Deficit Hyperactive


Disorder
ADHD Definitions
Tips for Educators
Tips for students
Tips for parents
Resources on ADHD

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ADHD Definitions
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder children have
difficulty sitting on their chairs, hearing, and focusing on
their assignments. ADHD adversely affects 5% of children
in schools. In addition, these children affect other students
who need to study in suitable environment, so
teachers and parents need to develop solutions for the sake
of these children and their classmates. Without help from
teachers and parents, it is difficult for these students to be
successful especially in advanced levels.
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ADHD:
Tips for Parents
1- Be positive with you child.
2- Be patient with your child.
3- Make sure your child understand your directions
very well.
4- Consult with her/his teachers.
5- Consider her/his efforts more than her/his grade.

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Reduce the number of task for ADHD students.


Give several short quizzes instead of long ones.
Let students practice test before real one.
Motivate them with rewards.
Keep your instructions simple.

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ADHD:
Tips for Students
1- Put your cellphone on silent mood.
2- Study at quite room.
3- Sleep at least eight hours at night every day.
4- Turn your internet off unless you need it to study.
5- Identify what distracts you and keep away from
them.

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ADHD Resources
Internet Resources
https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/add-adhd/parenting-adhd-child-easy-techni
ques-work/
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/special_ed/disabilities/adhd/
http://www.chadd.org/

Technology Resources
https://www.rescuetime.com/
http://www.livescribe.com/en-us/
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.labshealth.tdah
kids

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Thank you
Ahmed Alhamada