Sunday, September 16, 2012

Sure And Steady Wins Special Ed. Tweets of the Day 9/16/12

That hare better look out!

Parents and Gen. Ed. teachers-- you may find helpful hints in these links as you approach Special Ed. kids. Teachers--actually, these tips are good for the lower third achievers of your classes whether they are Sec. Ed. or not.

Persistent, systematic application. Relentless kindness. That'll do it. With a dash of innovation, and a frosting of creativity. Remember, they are all your kids.

1. Learning Disabilities Association of America

For teachers

For TeachersWith four to six percent of all students classified as having specific learning disabilities (SLD) in our nation’s public schools, every teacher can expect to find students with learning disabilities in the classroom. Success for these students requires a focus on individual achievement, individual progress, and individual learning. Despite obstacles, recent research tells us that we can teach these students how to learn. We can put them into a position to compete!

2. Understanding Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Teaching Reading

Social/Emotional Aspects of Learning Disabilities

http://www.ldanatl.org/aboutld/teachers/index.asp 

3.  Teaching Children with Learning Disabilities 

http://www.learningrx.com/teaching-children-with-learning-disabilities-faq.htm   

 

4. NCLD’s Survey of Public Perceptions of Learning Disabilities

http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/what-is-ld/survey-executive-summary 

5. How to Teach Learning Disabled Children to Read

6. Set Expectations with a Back to School Social Story

http://tips4specialkids.com/category/back-to-school-survival/ 

....that's with the correct educational team, that is.

 

 

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