Students in your class may bring with them a diagnosis that is useful as you plan and implement your teaching program. Some examples are listed in the shaded box below. Select one category from Group A, or Grupo B and one category from Group B.
Research, identify, and document your findings regarding your selections in order to demonstrate an understanding of:
commonly associated characteristics and traits; the impact that the student?s needs may have on his/her learning; strategies and adjustments that may prove effective and appropriate within a regular classroom.
This task assesses Learning Outcomes (a), (b), (c), (d)
Speech and Language disorders (e.g. expressive/receptive disorder)
Physical disability (e.g. as a result of cerebral palsy, spina bifida, etc.)
Sensory impairment (e.g. vision or hearing impairment, blindness,
Specific Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions (e.g. depression, anxiety, Tourette?s syndrome,
Behaviour disorders (e.g. ADD, ADHD, OCD, ODD)
Autism Spectrum Disorder (e.g. Autism, Asperger?s Syndrome)