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Title:
PEER EDUCATION: INCLUSIVE PEDAGOGICAL APPROACHES FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

Authors:
Anandini Khanna

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Anandini Khanna
Vasant Valley School

MLA 8
Khanna, Anandini. "Peer Education: Inclusive Pedagogical Approaches for Students with Learning Disabilities." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 7, July 2019, pp. 5273-5279, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=403. Accessed July 2019.
APA
Khanna, A. (2019, July). Peer Education: Inclusive Pedagogical Approaches for Students with Learning Disabilities. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(7), 5273-5279. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=403
Chicago
Khanna, Anandini. "Peer Education: Inclusive Pedagogical Approaches for Students with Learning Disabilities." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 7 (July 2019), 5273-5279. Accessed July, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=403.

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Abstract:
Teaching students with learning disabilities is particularly crucial in the path to accommodate differences, minority populations, and marginalized individuals for whom the environment in most educational institutions is least suited for. There are both generalized pedagogical changes that can be incorporated to be better inclusive to different learning disabilities, as well as disability-specific modifications to teaching and learning strategies that could ease the burden of such students. Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) has shown great promise in this regard. This paper analyzes and reviews inclusive pedagogical approaches for students with learning disabilities, specifically considering key impediments to educational support for students with learning disabilities, particularly those from low income families, and ultimately provides sector-specific peer-mentoring policy recommendations.