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Peer-to-Peer Support Model Helps Students with Learning Differences

Peer-to-Peer programs for students who have the following Learning Disabilities: dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, speech and communication disorders, auditory and visual processing disorders, and other conditions that make learning difficult, including attention deficit ADHD, have proven themselves to be extremely helpful. These programs can be utilized by students throughout the school day. Peer-to-Peer support is a…

Mentoring students with Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and ADHD

Mentoring students with learning disabilities, dyslexia and ADHD has shown to help students to develop skills such self-advocacy and self-determination. For Students with a learning disability, dyslexia and ADHD issues mentoring is a proven approach to help students achieve their academic goals. A mentor can help students choose an academic program to achieve their career…

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Tutoring Younger Students with Learning Disabilities: The Importance of Fun

By Elizabeth Schiff As a private tutor in New York City, I have worked with students from private, public and charter schools, and with a broad range of learning styles and differences, including ADD/ADHD; executive functioning; dyslexia and decoding; graphomotor/fine motor; processing; short-term memory; receptive and expressive language; visual-spatial and motor planning; and anxiety disorder.…

Children’s complex thinking skills begin before going to school

Children’s complex thinking skills begin before going to school Date: January 23, 2013 Source: University of Chicago Summary: New research reveals that children begin to show signs of higher-level thinking skills as young as age 4 ½. Researchers have previously attributed higher-order thinking development to knowledge acquisition, but the new longitudinal study shows that other…

Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs

Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information. Google Apps and Extensions in the Chrome Web Store provide many supports to students with learning challenges. Chromebooks allow students to access curriculum while avoiding their triggers. Online curriculum…

20 Apps that Can Help Individuals with ADD/ADHD

1. ADHD Tracker 1.0 Using the Vanderbilt Scales published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ADHD Tracker makes completing and submitting a behavioral assessment easier for parents and teachers of children ages 4 through 18 years who have already been diagnosed and treated for ADHD. 2. ADHD Treatment Neurocognitive therapy has been clinically shown to improve executive…