Run by community interest company PossAbilities, its outreach team provides support for learning-disabled
adults within their own homes so they can live independently.
Music therapists from Europe and Thailand discuss work with profoundly learning-disabled
teens, the role of assistants, how music therapy students construct their experiences of working with assistants on training placements, the involvement of family members who are primary carers, assistants and co-therapists in music therapy groups in adult mental health, and nursing home staff who participated in therapy in a care home for people with dementia.
The "Herman Method"[TM] has been used with struggling readers, English language learners, and learning-disabled
The 12-week course used guided walks, drama, poetry, singing and music to make history accessible for 30 learning-disabled
Numerical and arithmetical deficits in learning-disabled
children: Relation to dyscalculia and dyslexia.
In this new text, they present learning and teaching methods that have been applied successfully to both the gifted and talented and the learning-disabled
Full Body and the Voice, based at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, works with a group of learning-disabled
Artist Persimmon Blackbridge, a self-described "learning-disabled
crazy chick" who mounted a series of three-dimensional portraits at the event, put it this way: "Disability includes such disparate experiences--my learning-disabled
life is so different from someone who's deaf or has CP--but at KickstART we were giddy from the power of our connections."
piano students in my studio participated in a 12-week study in 2003 to determine if their steady beat performance would improve when activities that focused on large muscles were included in weekly lessons.
In Daniel Keyes' 1966 novel Flowers for Algernon (Harcourt), an experimental treatment gives a mouse and a learning-disabled
man increased intellectual abilities.
Ideal for ESL/ELL, dyslexic, or learning-disabled
students in grades 3-8, Read&Write provides 18 different literacy support features to improve a child's speech, reading ability, and word knowledge.
But the NCLB Act requires all children--English-as-a-second-language (ESL) and learning-disabled
students included--to be tested at grade level for assessment purposes; otherwise, the school will be sanctioned for noncompliance.