What is it all about?
- This how-to-guide is aimed at teachers or teacher trainers or tutors / remedial teachers working in the field of English as a Second Language or Foreign Language (TESOL TEFL). Parents can also benefit too.
- The first part is a quick checklist of the top factors you should consider first if your students are struggling.
- The second part summarises FIVE international definitions of learning disabilities and disorders and includes handy checklists to help identify students with difficulties.
From this first how-to-guide you will:
- Save hours of search and research time.
- Get essential information you should be aware of as a teacher.
- Discover what learning disorders / disabilities are and are not.
- Find out about 7 important behavioural clues to help identify struggling students.
- Use handy checklists to help identify whether a struggling student may have a learning disorder /disability.
- Start adjusting your teaching methodology to meet the needs of your struggling students.
- Get direct links to the official international definitions of learning disabilities for further reading.
This how-to-guide is Part 1 of an introductory series on the subject of learning disabilities and disorders and (ESL / EFL) foreign language learning and is an accompaniment to these posts which I recommend you read.