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Learning Disabilities Characteristics

Spatial And Body Awareness


Continued from Learning Disability defined

The following is a list of spatial and body awareness deficits often noted in students with a learning disability:

  • Easily lost or confused about directions even when the surroundings are familiar
  • confuses up and down with right and left, exhitibs directionality problems
  • written work exhibits weak spacing of letters and words with some directionality issues
  • has great difficulty when columns or graphs are needed in arithmetic
  • exhibits some clumsy tendencies
  • directionality concepts are initially quite difficult to learn, over, on, beside, under etc

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