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Title of Product
What are Learning Disabilities ?
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Students with learning difficulties
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Headmasters, Teachers, Parents
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A short and children-friendly, animated video aimed to explain the term Learning Disabilities to young children. The video consists of a speaker which is a young child who guides through the video and some interactive figures. Simply animated figures are speaking to each other and while this interaction the listener or viewer of this video (supposed here are young children) are learning the definition Learning Disability and some basic information about the process of learning and the senses in an age-adjusted way.
The video ‘What are Learning Disabilities’ presented by LDAO is a children-friendly and age adjusted video, which is aimed to explain the term ‘’Learning Disabilities’’ to young children. Visually, the video is an animation and some characters are carrying on a conversation and the viewers of the video are getting the information as in the role of a spectator. The scientific expressions are well leveled down for an easy understanding and complex issues are facilitated with simple explanations and speech acts. The use of a child’s voice makes the video more intimate to children and catches their attention as if an adult would explain the points. To sum up, the video is a well done product which tries to explain Learning Disabilities to children and it also helps to raise the awareness of them. It is an important fact to know that children encounter many classmates who suffer learning disabilities.

20 December 2014

Final Partners’ meeting

The fourth partners’ meeting took place in Florence (IT) on 15 December 2014. The meeting had the objective to check the activities carried out since the third meeting of the project and share and assess the in progress results. A special focus has been dedicated to the presentation of the strategies to solve the case scenarios.