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These students can learn, and can excel in academics.
They just learn differently (Shaywitz, Davis 3, Levine qtd in Prescott 18-19, La Voie Understanding Learning Disabilities, Krantrowitz 72-74, 78).
Applying this label--whether by teachers, parents, peers, and even the students themselves--can make such students feel they are stupid or below normal intelligence.
However, multiple studies prove this inference wrong.
About ten minutes late, Albert runs into the computer lab seemingly dazed.First, recognizing that spending some time making accommodations/modifications for these students is, in the terms of our economically-driven society, cost beneficial.Second, and most significantly, educators need to understand why standard academic practices do not work for SLD students and how they do learn.This change in terminology emphasizes that a student may have difficulty in one particular aspect of learning while mastering and excelling in others.Therefore, many SLD students may not need major modifications to succeed at a college level, but rather minor accommodations to meet his or her specific differing learning needs.