Published with Permission Of Writer:
Scott L. Crouse, Ph.D.
A website dedicated to the advancement of practical knowledge and understanding about the often mysterious world of Learning Disabilities.
Kristin N. Crouse (age 10)
Copyright © 1996 Scott L. Crouse
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“Hello. My name is detective Learner. I have been sent by Scotland Yard to help you solve the many mysteries of your learning disability.”
“On this very interesting case we will uncover clues about how your brain works and how you can help yourself learn better.”
“You never know what you might discover on such an intriguing mystery. So keep your eyes and ears open for any possible clues.”
“Follow me . . . . . . . . ”
Chapter 1 – What is a Learning Disability?
Famous people with LD
Chapter 2 – What Causes Learning Disabilities?
Chapter 3 -Discrepancy = Underachievement
Chapter 4 -Processing: The Key to the Mystery
The sensory channels
The cognitive channels
Sensory + Cognitive = Partnership
Chapter 5 -Using Accommodations
Know your strengths
Processing Speed disability
What about Learning Style?
Chapter 6 -Other Issues Related to LD
Other Issues Worksheet
Chapter 7 -Intelligence vs. IQ
Chapter 8 – Exercising Your Weakness
Visual Processing Disability
Auditory Processing Disability
Sequential Processing Disability
Conceptual Processing Disability
Processing Speed Disability
Chapter 9 – LD and the Law
Americans With Disabilities Act
Your Assessment Report
Chapter 10 -Becoming an effective Self-Advocate
Ten steps to self-advocacy
Meeting with your teacher
Chapter 11 -Planning for Your Future
After High School
Planning Career Choices
Chapter 12 -The Summary
Seal of approval
Please visit LDinfo.com (the source of this module) for additional information about learning disabilities.