Learning disabilities



This ebooklet provides an overview of learning disabilties and a wide range of strategies teachers and other school professionals can use to assist the child in the classroom.

These strategies are designed for use with students in primary and junior secondary schools.

  • General strategies
  • Have an orderly, well-resourced classroom
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Build self-belief and set achievable goals
  • Promote a culture for learning
  • Adjust teaching to meet individual needs
  • Modify the curriculum
  • Implement evidence-based programs
  • Build literacy skills for all academic learning
  • Recognise the importance of social issues
  • References and further resources