Accommodating children with

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On playgrounds, many schools offer specialized equipment so that wheelchair bound children can use the playground and enjoy their recess freely.

Injury can also harm important academic abilities such as reading, arithmetic reasoning, vocabulary, writing, and spelling.

For example, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not a learning disability but does make it hard for children to control their behavior and to focus.

Other disabilities that affect memory, social skills, or cognitive processes such as multi-tasking also affect learning.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), publicly funded schools are required to appropriately accommodate children with every manner of disability so that the children can participate in the educational environment.

Under IDEA, an individualized education program (IEP) is formed for a disabled child and the necessary accommodations are decided upon and created by the school.

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