Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (page: 2 of 9)

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  • How the "Learning Disabled" Label Affects Students
    The effects of labeling students "learning disabled" can have consequences. What are they? Here we explore both the positive and the negative.
  • Brain Gym: Ways to Exercise the Mind
    The Brain Gym technique includes 26 movements that are used to stimulate a person's cognition, increase their focus, fine tune coordination, organizational skills and academic standing along with building relationships, self-esteem and confidence. These 26 movements are part of a larger curriculum.
  • What Do Learning Disabilities Look Like?
    Do you have a student who struggle in the classroom? He or she may have a learning disability. Read on to learn more about the characteristics of learning disabilities.
  • Teaching Ideas for Remedial Reading
    Teaching remedial reading can be a repetitive process, which can be frustrating for both the student and the teacher. Luckily, there are many resources including free remedial reading activities out that are both effective and provide variety.
  • Does My Child Really Have a Learning Disability?
    The diagnostic rates for learning disabilities have skyrocketed in the last decade, but why are more children being diagnosed? Are more children being born with disabilities?
  • Teacher / Peer Strategies Benefit Language Impaired Learners
    Co-teaching addresses the issue of not singling out struggling students with language impairments in the classroom, which encourages a positive classroom climate.
  • Phonics and Alternatives for Students with Disabilities
    Specialized teaching techniques and programs offer hope for students with reading disabilities. Educate yourself about options in remedial reading for students of all ages and find effective strategies for struggling or dyslexic readers in your classroom.
  • Everyday Literacy: Reading Teacher's Resource for Helping Special Needs Students
    Everyday Literacy covers literacy worksheets and lesson plans to help teach students with learning disabilities in the classroom, as well as those with other special needs or from an ESL background.
  • Helping Students with Dyslexia
    Dyslexia is a learning disability that makes reading and spelling problematic for students struggling to decipher words on a page, a board, a book, or a handout. Reading for students with dyslexia is tough, but can be overcome with instructional strategies designed to engage their brain differently.
  • Guide to Dyslexia Testing
    After eliminating several reasons for your child’s unexplained language difficulty, you’ve decided to test for dyslexia. How should you go about it?
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