Learning Disability Case Study

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Result of Case Study The two candidates interviewed are Solairaj, aged 24 and Mohd. Noor bin Abd. Rahman, aged 23, and shall be named as candidate 1 and candidate 2 respectively. Based on these two candidates being interviewed, the major problem concerned is the learning disability. Psychologist believes that the learning disability is a neurologically-based processing problems. These processing problems can interfere with learning basic skills such as listening, speaking, reading, writing and/or math. They can also interfere with higher level skills such as attention, time planning, organization, abstract reasoning, and long or short term memory. It is important to identify and understand that learning disabilities can affect an individual’s…show more content…
However, with sufficient support, people with learning disabilities can improve his life and achieve success in school, in relationships, and in the community. Learning Disabilities is an umbrella term describing a number of other, more specific learning disabilities, such as Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Language Processing Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For both candidates 1 and 2, they share a common learning disability which is reading disability. Although reading has presented numerous and heavy challenges for nearly every child, those with reading disabilities struggle a lot more under intense pressure compared to those normal children. As with most learning disabilities, the exact cause of reading disabilities is incomprehensible as the cause can come in various ways. However, recent studies suggest that structural and/or functional brain problems may cause people with reading disorders to recognize and arrange phonemes to have a more difficult time making associations within the context of what they read than do normally progressing readers and being less
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