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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…


Governor Cuomo, Thank You For Signing The Dyslexia Legislation

On behalf of LD Resources Foundation (LDRFA), the learning disabled individuals, students and their families that we support; we applaud you for signing into law A.8262/S.6581, The Bipartisan Dyslexia Legislation to Address Common Learning Disability in Students.  Your action to enact, and the tireless advocacy of Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon and Senator Martin Golden…

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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.…

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Toxic Chemical Exposures May Contribute to Learning and Developmental Disabilities

According to the National Institute of Health and research studies, toxic chemical exposures may play a role in learning and developmental disabilities. The exposure prenatal and during early childhood to certain chemicals may cause a disruption in normal neurological development or function that can last a lifetime. Through scientific studies the following chemicals, although not…