Students with ADHD and other learning disabilities often struggle to stay focused on the task at hand. Falling behind in just one class can have a detrimental affect on their learning all year. Here are six tips and strategies to help students maintain their focus.
Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
Do you have a student who struggles with reading, or can’t seem to grasp math concepts? There are many signs to watch out for that a student may have a learning disability. Find the information you need on diagnosing and teaching students with dyslexia, dyscalculia and other disabilities, including modified lesson plans and activities. Children with disabilities can keep up with their peers, but may need some extra time and attention or help from assistive technology.
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?
Co-teaching addresses the issue of not singling out struggling students with language impairments in the classroom, which encourages a positive classroom climate.
Do you have children with intellectual disabilities in your classroom? Here are some modifications for students with an intellectual disability that can help them learn better.
The effects of labeling students “learning disabled” can have consequences. What are they? Here we explore both the positive and the negative.
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.
It can be difficult to distinguish between a learning disability or a language delay, and some children present with both. Gain a better understanding of the symptoms and differences of each condition, and let readers know when a child should be tested.
This concise guide covers what to expect when teaching students with profound disabilities, plus tips for success like setting realistic IEP goals, working as a team, sharing the load and using multi-teacher classes and a community education focus.There’s also a bonus music lesson idea!