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David Horn. Introduction I am from Bethesda Maryland I graduated from the Chelsea School which is located in Silver Spring, Maryland I originally chose.

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1 David Horn

2 Introduction I am from Bethesda Maryland I graduated from the Chelsea School which is located in Silver Spring, Maryland I originally chose Beacon College because it has a Computer, Information Systems track as well as the amount of support that this College provides

3 (ADHD Type 2)

4 Symptoms of ADHD Inattentive Not paying attention to detail Making careless mistakes Failing to pay attention and keep on task Not listening Being unable to follow or understand instructions Avoiding tasks that involve effort Being distracted or forgetful Losing things that are needed to complete tasks

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6 Symptoms Difficulty identifying single words Problems understanding sounds in words, order of sounds or and rhythms Problems with spelling Transposing letters in words Omitting or substituting words Poor reading comprehension Slow reading speed Delay in spoken language Confusion with directions, or right and left handedness Confusion with opposites Math Disorder Dysgraphia

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8 Symptoms Trouble with reading, writing and copying numbers Problems counting and adding numbers Difficulty differentiating adding and subtraction Problems understanding math symbols and word problems Unable to line up numbers properly Unable to make number lines Unable to understand graphs

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10 Symptoms  Illegible print, cursive  Writes both print and cursive in the same sentence  Leaves words out of sentences  Doesn’t finish words or letters  Doesn’t leave enough space between words when writing  Strange wrist or paper position  Writes Slow  Doesn’t leave enough space when writing  Individual complains of sore hand after writing  Individual has difficulty writing with out planning before hand  Has difficulty visualizing letters, and words before writing

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12 Symptoms

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14  Also referred to as developmental coordination disorder  Lifelong neurological condition  More common in males then females

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21 Symptoms  Poor timing  Poor balance  Tripping over your own feet  Difficulty sequencing movement  Difficulty remembering movement sequence  Problems realizing where you are in space  Trouble holding objects  Ambidextrous

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25 ADHD Inattentive  I always ask for a writing implement

26 Reading Disorder  I don’t enjoy reading  I don’t enjoy reading because I always loose my place  I would rather talk on the phone then read a book

27 Mathematics Disorder  I can’t solve math equations

28 Dysgraphia  Teachers often can’t read my writing

29 Receptive Expressive Language Disorder  It takes longer for me to understand what someone is saying, or asking

30 Developmental Dyspraxia  I am occasionally late to class because I don’t realize what time it is and I take more time then most to get where I am going

31 Reynolds Syndrome  I am always cold

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33 ADHD Inattentive  I always forget to clean my room so I will be reminded by my roommates to do it  There is always a mess around me  I often will start an idea and not complete the steps necessary to finish it

34 Reading Disorder  I always read street signs

35 Mathematics Disorder  Counting money is hard  It is difficult for me to keep a budget

36 Dysgraphia  My writing is most often eligible  Although I enjoy writing poetry  Couldn’t write a love letter if I wanted to

37 Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder  I can’t have a decent conversation with my friends because it is so hard to communicate with others

38  I occasionally drop things

39 Reynolds Syndrome  It freaks people out  I am a come lien

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41 ADHD Inattentive  If I can’t find a pencil I will ask for one

42 Reading Disorder  I have used kurzwell to listen to text

43 Mathematics Disorder  I use a calculator when I am asked to solve anything more then a simple math equation

44 Dysgraphia  I have a tablet computer to assist with my typing  I also have a smart pen that can record audio while I write

45 Receptive Expressive Language Disorder  I ask for the instructions to be repeated

46 Developmental Dyspraxia  I where ankle braces when I walk  I was once told that one of my legs is longer then the other

47 Reynolds Syndrome  I often where an extra layer or two of clothing  I am always cold

48 Conclusion  Despite all the disabilities I am diagnosed with I think I am a pretty cool person and people should get to know me

49 References  Wikipedia. (2012). [Website]. Retrieved November 2,2012 fromhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_dy spraxiahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_dy spraxia  (2012). Dysgraphia. Learning Disabilities Association of America. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from d_basics/dysgraphia.asp d_basics/dysgraphia.asp

50 References (continued)  (n.d). Types of ADHD: Making the diagnoses. WebMD. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from adhd/guide/types-of-adhd. adhd/guide/types-of-adhd.  David Zieve. & Neil Kaneshiro. (2012). Language Disorders – Children. Medline Plus. Retrieved November 1, 2012 from 45.htm 45.htm


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