Teaching Science to Students with Learning Disabilities

by: Rich Grumbine and Peg Brigham Alden

Due to increasingly widespread inclusion practices and more thorough identification procedures, students with documented learning disabilities (LD) are becoming a larger percentage of the science classroom. Because many practicing science teachers have little training or experience in identifying and meeting the needs of students with disabilities, this article outlines basic educational principles that support the unique learning needs of these students. Each principle is accompanied by examples of how a science instructor might put the principle, "science for all students," into practice.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2006Stock # tst06_073_03_26Volume 073Issue 03

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