Tag: help

American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary

05/20/2014 | By More
American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary

Dyslexics are often recommended to use a dictionary for writing. However, this does not help them much since they often do not know how the words are written. So for example, a dyslexic child may want to write “queen” but thinks it is written “kween”. Searching under “k” won’t bring any results and more likely […]

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7 tips to help struggling readers

02/05/2014 | By More
7 tips to help struggling readers

Reading is the foundation to learning. Because so much is rooted within literacy, starting early to support language learning can make a substantial difference in students’ reading success. Similarly, the earlier we intervene with students who are struggling readers, the more likely they’ll be able to catch up. For parents, helping a struggling reader can […]

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Embracing dyslexia

09/23/2013 | By More
Embracing dyslexia

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children […]

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Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

07/22/2013 | By More
Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Will you be welcoming a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into your classroom this fall?  If this is your first experience having a child with ASD in your classroom you may be a tad nervous (well, likely more that just a tad).  You may be wondering how in the world are you going to […]

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Ways Parents Can Help with Spelling

05/08/2013 | By More
Ways Parents Can Help with Spelling

This nice infographic shows how parents can help their children with spelling (Source).

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