Many researchers have confirmed that students with disabilities engage in significantly less physical activity than their nondisabled peers in physical education class.
One of the elements that influences student participation in physical education class is attitude, and there is a gap in the literature with respect to investigating the attitudes of students with learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disabilities, or attention difficulties.
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Many people pass by people or children with learning disability without notice.
Unlike other disabilities like paralysis and blindness a learning disability is a hidden handicap.
Students with learning disabilities go to work, attend college and vocational school and live a productive life.
Many people believe that children with learning disabilities are lazy and don't want to learn. Many students do not know what they are capable of and are scared to admit they have a learning disability. One in five children have some type of learning disability according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Learning disability is a broad term that can cover many disorders.
According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities a learning disability is defined as a disorder that interferes with a person's ability to store, process, or produce information.