SEED 4052- Adolescent Exceptionalities- Week of Notes
SEED 4052- Adolescent Exceptionalities- Week of Notes SEED 4052
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Adolescent Exceptionalities Chapter 3 Notes: Teaching Students with HigherIncidence Disabilities The percentage of students in each category in the U.S. Learning Disabilities – 47.3% Speech or language impairment – 18.7% Mental Retardation/ Intellectual disabilities – 9.6% Emotional Disturbance – 8.1% Speech – the system of forming and producing the sounds that are the basis of language Language – the system of communicating ideas AAC – Alternative and Augmentative Communication Stuttering – “an involuntary repetition, prolongation or blockage of a word or part of a word that a person is trying to say” (Curlee, 1989, p.8) Phonology – the ability to blend and segment the sounds that individual letters or groups of letters make to form words Morphology – the meaningful structure of words Morphemes – the smallest units of language that carry meaning of function Syntax – the grammatical structure of language and is concerned with such things as word order and nounverb agreement Semantics – the meaning of words used in language Learning Disabilities (LD) – a group of learning problems approx. 4.3% of all schoolage children are classified as having learning disabilities about twice as many males as females are identified as having learning disabilities Characteristics of Learning Disabilities: language and literacy mathematics attention and memory thinking and reasoning metacognitive abilities socialemotional functioning generalization and application Intellectual Disability – represent 9.6% of the students ages 621 served under IDEA Causes of Intellectual Disability: genetic factors brain factors environmental factors Characteristics of Intellectual Disability: intellectual and cognitive functioning social and adaptive behavior language academic skills Emotional Disturbance – represent 8.1% of all students ages 621 served under IDEA Characteristics of ED: social behavior affective characteristics academic characteristics
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