Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Causes, and Effects

Describe categories of learning disabilities, their guidelines for eligibility, characteristics, causes, and effects on learning.

Define how often disabilities occur within a population to contribute to team collaboration. Discuss how the Christian worldview perspective can be demonstrated in professional practice by explaining why teachers need to be committed to respecting students’ individual strengths, interests, and needs to promote each student’s growth and potential. Explain how language, culture, and family background influence the student’s learning. Describe three research-based, specially designed instructional strategies that can be used to respond to the developmental differences and individual needs of the student.