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Teaching Students with Learning Difficulties

These pages look at particular learning difficulties (LDs) that some students face, especially as they relate to language learning.
learning difficulties (plural noun): difficulties in acquiring skills and knowledge to the normal level, especially due to mental disability or cognitive disorder learning disability (noun): a condition that leads to learning difficulties

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Strategies for Teaching English to Students with Learning Difficulties
What to watch out for and ways to make learning easier for your LD students

Teaching English to Dyslexic Learners
Overview of dyslexia, especially as it relates to language-learning, warning signs, strategies for teachers
Dyslexic Interview

Teaching English to Dysgraphic Learners
Overview of dysgraphia, how it differs from dyslexia, warning signs, strategies for teachers
Dysgraphic Interview

Teaching English to ADHD Learners
Overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, warning signs, strategies for teachers

Teaching English to Autistic Learners
Overview of autism spectrum disorders, with signs, symptoms and strategies for teachers

Teaching English to Visually Impaired Learners
Strategies for teaching English to the visually impaired (VI), from low vision to total blindness

Teaching English to Hearing Impaired Learners
Strategies for teaching English to the hearing impaired, from mild loss of hearing to total deafness