Learning Disabilities: Causes and Educational Strategies
Yakubu, S. A.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
A specific learning disability is intrinsic to the child and linked to neurological dysfunctions, whereas a specific learning difficult in United Kingdom is seen as a school issue, a mismatch between the child’s performance and what the curriculum offered. This study explores the concept of learning disability with the aim of identifying the traits or symptoms as well as causes and educational strategies to overcome the disability. The study reveals a number of characteristics or symptoms that are associated with learning disabled children. However, not all children identified as learning disabled exhibit all the symptoms associated with learning disabilities. Hence, it is recommended among others that the method of communication between the teacher and the learning disabled children is very crucial hence it should be direct, simple and meaningful