The Basics of Learning Disabilities

What is a learning disability and how can we help?

http://www.ncld.org/ld-basics

 

Homework, helping and not hurting.

Assisting children with their homework should be a positive and uplifting experience for both parent and child. You may find these resources helpful at homework time.

Being an efficient homework helper: Turning a chore into a challenge

This is the theme of LDonline’s January 2012 newsletter.

http://www.ldonline.org/article/5606

Helping children with executive functioning problems turn in their homework.

http://www.ldonline.org/article/29043/

 

Homework and Study Skills

The National Center for Learning Disabilities has ample homework help resources.

http://www.ncld.org/in-the-home/supporting-learning-at-home/homework-and-study-skills

Homework help for kids with special needs: Maximize learning, minimize frustration.

http://specialchildren.about.com/od/learningissues/a/homework.htm

11 math & reading websites to help your child keep up in school

http://tinyurl.com/7d3adbj

 

Assistive technology solutions fact sheet.

The Family Center on Technology and Disability has a new AT fact sheet that provides visual examples of a range of AT products to help parents begin their search for assistive technology. The fact sheet includes basic questions to consider when trying to identify AT devices that will best suit your child and illustrates examples of some of the AT options available. Each AT example has an icon indicating whether it is high-tech, mid-tech, or low-tech.

http://www.fctd.info/assets/assets/19/AT_solutions-2011-FCTD.pdf?1322842743


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