ERIC Number: ED363048
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Learning Disabilities in the High School: A Methods Booklet for Secondary Special Subject Teachers.
Macon, Lynn, Ed.
This booklet provides subject area high school teachers with a guide for teaching students with learning disabilities who are being mainstreamed into regular classrooms. The booklet points out that teachers of students with learning disabilities must find and implement different approaches to teaching course content to meet each student's needs, and that teaching methods should cater to the student's strengths. Specific suggestions are offered in the areas of program planning, teaching study skills, developing and using listening skills, note taking, and vocabulary and paragraph building. Characteristics of students with learning disabilities in the areas of behavior, visual difficulties, and auditory difficulties are listed, and suggested remediation methods are offered. (JDD)
Descriptors: High Schools, Instructional Design, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Remedial Instruction, Student Characteristics, Study Skills, Teaching Methods
Learning Disabilities Association of America, 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15234 ($2).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, Pittsburgh, PA.