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| Published: May 03, 2021

Challenges Faced by Teachers of Learners with Learning Disability

Hashir Ahammed A V

Consultant Psychologist, Human Care Foundation, Kozhikode, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.033.20210902

DOI: 10.25215/0902.033

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This Research Paper elucidates the challenges faced by teachers while teaching learners with learning disability. This has been conducted as a research study by the Research Scholar which explores multifaceted aspects of ‘challenges based on the responses given by the participants in the interview. It is a study designed to identify multifaceted dimensions of challenges faced by teachers while teaching learning disabled children. The research study analyzes the impact of challenges on teachers and how they are overcoming these challenges. This descriptive study was carried out as qualitative research under an Indian scenario based on Primary data available on the subject. The research enquiry focused on several research questions: What is the teacher’s understanding of learning disability? What challenges do remedial teachers face while teaching children with learning disability and how do they overcome them? What are the teaching approaches and methodology used to teach children with learning disability? The study will try to highlight the challenges faced by teachers to address them in front of the school administration. The challenges faced by teachers while teaching learning disabled children, i.e., ‘Teaching material and Curriculum structure’, ‘Behavioural issues’, ‘Lack of time’, ‘Parental expectations and Parental issues’, ‘Motivation’, ‘Self-esteem’ and ‘Emotional issues. The methods used to overcome these challenges were pointed out and analyses. Each teacher was using their own methods to tackle these challenges but some methods were used generally and an individual tailored method were developed and used according to respective learners.

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Hashir Ahammed A V @ hashirahammedav@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.033.20210902

10.25215/0902.033

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021