Learning Disabilities

Webinar: Improving Math Problem Solving for Students with Learning Disabilities: Solve It!

In collaboration with the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) Problem solving is prominent in the current math curriculum reflecting national standards, yet solving mathematical word problems is a complex procedure involving multiple cognitive processes beyond computing an equation. Students must comprehend the problem information, create a mental model of the problem, and from that model determine and execute a viable ...

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Webinar: Calculation and Word-Problem Interventions for Elementary Students with Mathematics Difficulty

In collaboration with the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) This program will give you two interventions to develop mathematics skills and concepts in elementary students who struggle with math. The first focuses on developing addition and subtraction calculation and computation skill. You’ll learn how to teach the concepts of addition and subtraction and how to teach computation with and without ...

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Executive Function: Elementary Classroom

Executive function (EF) skills in young children are linked to school achievement and social-emotional development, making EF skill building vitally important for all students in elementary school. Educators need to have a clear understanding of executive function and the impact of EF deficits on student performance so that they can detect and address EF weaknesses as early as possible, thereby ...

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Webinar: Next Generation Science Standards and Students with Disabilities: Effective Teaching Strategies

In collaboration with the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) A wave of STEM instruction is sweeping the country, but students with disabilities are not always riding that wave, especially in science. This webinar will change the tide by providing you with better instructional strategies to help you reach students with high-incidence disabilities such as emotional, behavioral, or learning ...

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Large Scale Assessment and Accommodations: What Works?

This book is essential reading for all who are interested in the most recent information on the policy, research, and practice of accommodating large-scale assessments in K-12 and beyond. The editors have compiled chapters by over 25 leading researchers and practitioners in the field of testing accommodations for students with disabilities and English language learners. Chapter authors include Jamal Abedi, ...

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Common Core Standards & English Language Arts, Grades 6-12

Recognizing the need for our schools to better prepare students to succeed in life beyond high school, states all across the country have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), which clearly identify what students are expected to know in the areas of English language arts (ELA) and mathematics as they progress through primary and secondary school. The CCSS are ...

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Common Core Standards & Mathematics, Grades 6-12

Common Core Standards & Mathematics: Strategies for Student Success (Grades 6-12) is an easy access, 6-page (tri-fold) laminated guide by Toby Karten. This classroom tool is designed to help middle and high school teachers understand the organization and application of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS.M), which define the grade-specific knowledge and procedural skills students are expected to ...

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The Energetic Brain: Understanding and Managing ADHD

Written by a neuroscientist who has studied ADHD, a clinician who has diagnosed and treated it for 30 years and a special educator who sees it daily, The Energetic Brain provides the latest information from neuroscience on how the ADHD brain works and shows how to harness its potential for success. It distills the latest research findings to give readers ...

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RTI Lesson Planning and Instructional Decision-Making

RTI: Lesson Planning & Instructional Decision Making: Keys to Success in Elementary Classrooms offers elementary school teachers an easy-to-follow set of guidelines for effective lesson planning as well as strategies for developing and implementing evidence-based interventions for struggling learners. By Mary E. Little. 2013. 150 pages. ISBN 978-1-93560-973-5. #S6096.

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Socially ADDept: Teaching Social Skills

Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger’s and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help kids learn social skills in simple, concise explanations. ...

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Functional Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Students

This book describes how to build a functional curriculum for students-that is, a curriculum with everyday usefulness and value in making the student more competent and independent. This edition also shows teachers how to tie the curriculum from the elementary school to the curricula of middle and secondary schools, and ultimately to tasks common in adult life. Edited by Paul Wehmen ...

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Differentiating Language Arts Instruction for Students K-5

Aligned with state and national standards, this book was developed to assist K-5 teachers with teaching English/Language Arts content to students with disabilities. Teachers are provided 90 instructional outlines in the specific skill areas of Reading (word identification, comprehension), Written Expression (prewriting, writing, post writing) and Oral Language (listening, speaking). The strategies and supports will allow many students with disabilities ...

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Building Number Sense Through the Common Core

The “math” is on the wall: unless our youngest mathematicians have a solid understanding of number sense, they have little hope of mastering the higher math that lies ahead. This essential resource helps you identify where K-3 students are likely to struggle, and then intervene with smart, targeted instruction. The authors provide: Teaching strategies that build number sense skills, including ...

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Adolescent Literacy: Strategies for Content Comprehension

For adolescents with reading disabilities, struggles with comprehension are a major obstacle to mastering academic content areas. Help resolve comprehension difficulties with this practical text, developed for use with students in Grades 6-12 with and without disabilities. An ideal text for pre-service special and general educators, this book is the key to understanding what’s behind comprehension struggles and which strategies ...

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Accommodating Students With Disabilities Instructional Tools – S5948

National experts share practical tools and approaches for using instructional and assistive technology to help students with disabilities participate in and access the curriculum. Topics include: How to use technology supports for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. How to select English language acquisition technology for students with disabilities. How to create electronic text to support comprehension by students with moderate ...

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