Teach your students the basics of counting with this fun learning activity kids craft! #educationalcrafts
Do any of these sound all too familiar? Click the image to read this entire informative article, and don't forget to repin! #autism
Fabric handmade DIY hair accessories
She is a teacher and has so many ideas to help with classroom needs. Meeting Sensory Needs Use a hairband and it works too! Really helps student GRIP correctly!
Good summary from The Dyslexia Thinktank. Click here to go to their website: http://dyslexiathinktank.org/what_is/what_is.html
Set aside an hour and watch the film "Embracing Dyslexia" here: http://www.embracingdyslexia.com/
Five Fab iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia
The difference between #dyslexia and auditory processing disorder #APD
Does your child have trouble with others being able to read her writing, or with organizing thoughts on paper? Here are some ways to talk about these difficulties, which can be signs of #dysgraphia.
Students use Learning Ally's accessible audio textbooks to listen as they follow along in the book. They learn differently and the multi-sensory approach is one way of learning that works for students with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.
Easy-to-understand primers about IEPs and 504 Education Plans from KidsHealth: IEP: http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/learning/iep.html#cat169 504: http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/504-plans.html#cat169
get your kids INTO writing with Harry Potter fanfiction -- it's amazing!
Educate teachers. All teachers should be explicitly trained in the Orton- Gillingham multisensory reading techniques. It is the best method for all learners.
This publication offers seven printable board games that cover the six types of syllables (closed, open silent e, r-combination, consonant le, a...
I'll always remember Mr. Byrd's class where he made fun of me for having a hard time reading a paragraph - and I don't even have a really bad case. Never make fun - it's creates scars that sometimes never heal. Luckily over time I was able to overcome a lot of my reading problems.
Things kids with dyslexia wish everyone knew. I have dyslexia when it comes to numbers. See our 12 fonts 4 dyslexic students at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Dyslexia-Fonts-EZRead-EzWrite-EZBrain-Games-878014
Scientists are using brain imaging technology to try to understand and learn about dyslexia. http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2013/12/05/dyslexia-decoded-in-the-brain/#.UqHA21tDs0j
"Dyslexia is swirling tornadoes on the page...a tormenting storm in my stomach."
Each of these people made a difference because of their learning differences. What an elite group in which to be a member! Part 3 of 3
Colleges that are best for students with learning differences, scholarship opportunities and more resources for the college-bound student: https://plus.google.com/115569358902469429053/posts/duR3B8uxNv2
The "10 Sites to Download Free Audio Books" that I posted several months ago on Tumblr has been shared almost 8,000 times. For those of you who are new, I'll share it here: http://dyslexic-kids.tumblr.com/post/34754008086/10-sites-to-download-free-audio-books-if-youre
People with dyslexia do not need to be changed or "fixed".
Students with dyslexia often need accommodations in order to complete the same assignments as other students. But what accommodations should you request? Here are a few possible accommodations taken from an article by NCLD (http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/accommodations-education/accommodations-include-iep-504-students-ld).
I would add that every child who has dyslexia has different symptoms and different levels of severity. While not every tool or tutoring method will work the same for every child, I firmly believe that each and every child with dyslexia can and will succeed with proper support. ~Scott Forsythe