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Asperger's syndrome Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively with others. Children with Asperger's syndrome typically exhibit social awkwardness and an all-absorbing interest in specific topics. Doctors group Asperger's syndrome with other conditions that are called autistic spectrum disorders or pervasive developmental disorders. These disorders all involve problems with social skills and communication. Visual Impairment Listen The human eye is like a camera that collects, focuses, and transmits light through a lens to create an image of its surroundings. In a camera, the image is created on film or an image sensor. In the eye, the image is created on the retina, a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. Like a camera, the human eye controls the amount of light that enters the eye. The iris (the colored circular part of the eye) controls the amount of light passing through the pupil.

Teaching Students with Disabilities Mission of the Disabled Students' Program Responsibilities of the Disabled Students' Program Responsibilities of the Instructor Responsibilities of the Student General Suggestions on Teaching Students with Disabilities Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Teaching Students with Chronic Illness or Pain Teaching Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Teaching Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Teaching Students with Limited Manual Dexterity Teaching Students with Mobility Impairments Teaching Students with Psychological Disabilities Teaching Students with Speech Impairments Teaching Students with Visual Disabilities How DSP Can Assist Instructors at UC Berkeley Mission of the Disabled Students' Program A note about our usage of the words "disabled" and "disability": In law, University policies, and common parlance, terms like "disabled" and "disability" have a variety of meanings, many of which are contextual.

Autism Fact Sheet See a list of all NINDS Disorders Get Web page suited for printing Email this to a friend or colleague Request free mailed brochure Autismo Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is autism spectrum disorder? Time Management Tips - Time Management Tips for ADHD Time Management Tips and Adult ADD I’m running late. I’ll be there in just a little while. I am so sorry that I am late. How many times have you said these words? It feels terrible to be late -– to work, to your doctor's appointment, to your meeting, to meet a friend, getting the kids to school, and even worse, picking the kids up from school. Sensory Motor Integration Sensory motor integration refers to a relationship between the sensory system (nerves) and the motor system (muscles). Also, it refers to the process by which these two systems (sensory and motor) communicate and coordinate with each other. Sensory motor integration skills are developed during the period of growth from birth to about age 7. During these years, the child mainly senses things and then moves his body in relation to those sensations. His growth in all other mental and social functions will be based upon this foundation of sensory-motor integration. In the process of developing sensory motor integration a child first learns to move and then he learns through movement.

Guidelines for teaching students with disabilities Many teaching strategies that assist students with disabilities are also known to benefit students without disabilities. Instruction provided in an array of approaches will reach more students than instruction using one method. DS offers the following suggestions to assist instructors in meeting the growing diversity of student needs in the classroom, particularly those with disabilities. If You've Never Used These English Idioms, You're Probably Not a Native Engli... Those of us who grew up with English as our first language have been exposed to idioms and idiomatic expressions for most of our lives. They may have confused us a little when we were children, but explanation and constant exposure not only increased our understanding of them, but likely drew them into our own vernacular. If you’re in the process of learning the English language, you may come across some of these and not be entirely sure what they mean. Here’s a list of 20 that you’re likely to come across fairly often: 1.

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