Presenter: Bill Ziegler www.billziegler.com Bill Ziegler presented to the Brandywine Special Needs PTA a series of apps which are useful for students with communications difficulties, reading writing delays, and many other developmental delays. He also showed video of the apps in action with children with delays. Below are few of the apps recommended and ways […]
Presenters: Judi MacBride from ACCESS at the University of Delaware Brian Touchette, Delaware Department of Education Judi MacBride and Brian Touchette presented the history of Grade Band Extensions (GBE’s) that developed after the State of Delaware adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in August 2010. The State recognized these that content standards must be accessible […]
The Special Ed Report from Stetson and Associates is available off this site by clicking HERE! Click here for the appendix that covers the Specialized Services for students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities. To see the presentation that reviewed the report, given by Stetson and Associates on May 1, 2006 click here.
Meeting at Concord High School Take Hold and be influenced by our new youth leaders and make plans to attend this meeting to see the affect of Self-Determination training. During this process each student committed time and energy to the program, did homework, analyzed their skillsets, discovered their learning styles, understood the accommodations they need […]
By Brian Inglesby, M.A., L.E.P. Though it isn’t always easy, it’s essential that you have frank conversations with your child about his learning challenges. Talking with your child about a sensitive topic like a learning disability (LD) is not easy. But it may be one of the most important things you can do to foster […]
– Leslie E. Packer, PhD Executive Dysfunction is an often-overlooked source of the difficulties students have initiating, completing, and turning in their homework and class work. Now that I have your attention, let’s take a closer look at what the executive functions are and how dysfunction might be impairing your student. The foundations for learning […]
Parent Handbook The 2006 edition of the National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Disabilities (AACLD) publication One Child at a Time . . . A Parent Handbook and Resource Directory for African American Families with Children Who Learn Differently is no longer available in hard copy. However, you can view […]
By Marshall Raskind, Ph.D. , Kristin Stanberry If your child has a learning disability, she may benefit from assistive technology tools that play to her strengths and work around her challenges. Assistive technology (AT) is available to help individuals with many types of disabilities — from cognitive problems to physical impairment. This article will focus […]