Teaching the Learning Disabled (Episode 1): Introduction: Recognizing, Understanding and Overcoming Learning Disabilities
Learn to better recognize learning disabilities. This video explains learning problems and demonstrates practical teaching strategies.
Introduction: Recognizing, Understanding and Overcoming Learning Disabilities is ideal for the general classroom teacher with mainstreamed LD students and as a concise preview for the entire series. Dr. Judith R Birsh, presents an overview of the Teaching the Learning Disabled Video Program with a brief look at all the educators in action.
The series was produced with outstanding master teachers in Special Education to help professionals working with kindergarten through adults teach LD students across the curriculum. The tapes provide a good in-service for teachers who have mainstreamed LD students in their classroom and are excellent for programming with parent groups.
This is the first video of Teaching the Learning Disabled Video Program, a series of eight videos. Topics include dealing with motivation, organization, reading concepts, math strategies, multisensory learning techniques and science.
Judith R Birsh, Ed.D., series editor, reigns from Columbia University's Teacher College and is author of Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills.
Available in DVD format.
Running time: 33 minutes
Ideal for teachers: K - Adult
"Superb! This easy-to-watch series helps educators understand the important characteristics and problems of LD students. It is packed with timely, useful information and practical, innovative teaching ideas." --Jamie Williams, M.Ed., Coordinator, The Learning Therapist Graduate Certificate Program, Southern Methodist University