Learning disabilities

Learning Disabilities
22 March 2016
AbstractThis paper discuss different types of methods that try to improve social skills and help those who have learning disabilities to develop better relationships with other people. By giving a thorough insight into these three different methods of social skills training programs and discussing their outcomes results seem to be very logical in the end.Learning Disabilities Learning disabilities are particularly different types of disorders that affect individual’s life negatively. Individuals may have experience problems with speaking, listening, reading, writing, reasoning or even organizational and time planning issues. Their social life, which includes friends and family might change as well due to this common disorder. For this reason many individuals have difficulties to adjust to society. Often, people face difficulties with learning during the school years and during this period they realize that they need a proper evaluation but some of them never find out that they have learning disabilities, which is why they keep having problems with their jobs or within their family in future. Thus, it is very important to understand how learning disabilities are related to social functioning. There are mechanisms that help us to better understand relationship between learning disabilities and social functioning. To explain the relationship between learning disabilities and unsuccessful social functioning psychologists use the term social skill deficits. So, persons with social skill deficits usually struggle to communicate with others. Fortunately there are certain methods such as social skills training, communicative skills training and meditation that may help people with learning disabilities to make friendships and develop better relationship and therefor make their social life healthier. However, these methods are still seen…

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