By Wendy L. Moss

A handbook for user-friendly university academics overlaying the wide range of behavioral and cognitive concerns that could come up of their school rooms. supplies definitions and outlines of attainable underlying difficulties or issues that can advised beside the point habit or disrupt a kid's studying, and applicable intervention issues.

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In later chapters, other possible problems that could lead to Evan’s and Lisa’s symptoms are explored. REFERENCES American Psychiatric Association (APA). (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: Fourth edition, DSM-IV-TR, text revision. Washington, DC: Author. Crnic, K. , & Reid, M. (1989). Mental retardation. In E. J. Mash & R. A. ), Treatment of childhood disorders (pp. 247–285). New York: Guilford. Feldhusen, J. , & Moon, S. M. (1992). Grouping gifted students: Issues and concerns.

A child who has trouble generating words to accurately communicate ideas may become self-conscious and withdrawn. As noted earlier, a teacher who does not allow an individual, such as Lisa, to have extra time to verbalize thoughts, or students who begin to tease the child because of delayed verbal responses, may exacerbate this student’s stress. Selective Mutism. There are some students who may not talk at all or may verbalize thoughts only rarely while they are at school. This behavior does not necessarily suggest the existence of a language disorder.

Teachers have the complex challenge of trying to offer curricula to students in such a way that the child with lower than average intelligence can conquer the task demands while the child with higher than average intelligence can also be cognitively enriched by the lessons. For example, one child may be expected to study an aspect of a country by reviewing an article with some assistance, while another child may be asked to independently read a few articles and then search the Internet for more in-depth information about another aspect of the country.

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