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Orton-Gillingham: Who, Where and Why?

by Jess<p>To those of you who have tried (and some have succeeded) it seems like you need a secret handshake to get Orton-Gillingham training. After a …

Using Prior Written Notice as a tool

How many parents attended IEP’s recently where you requested changes to your child’s IEP only to be met with resistance and ultimately the School …

The Lowdown on Dyslexia

by Jess<p>Every teacher in every classroom in every school in this country (and beyond) will come across several, if not dozens, of students who just …

Do Not Focus on the Label……Focus on the Areas of Need

In the special needs community, children are given labels based on their disability. The most common diagnosis a child may be given are Autism, ADHD …

Top 10 Instant Stress Busters

Beating chronic stress is a long-term effort, and we've shared a lot of ways to deal with it—but what if you're overcome with stress <i>right now</i> and …

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

Northern Ireland

Dyslexia: The deconstruction of school testing

by Jess<p>This may come as a surprise, but most school psychologists do not know how to identify dyslexia, and if they do identify a reading problem, it …

To Spell or Not to Spell: Is it important?

by Jess<p>It happened again. I was in an IEP for a student with dyslexia who is struggling with spelling the most. This GATE-identified young man is in …

Bookshare.org – Reading for All

Budgeting within the confines of very limited resources can be extremely challenging – especially for students with learning challenges. …

Special Education

Dyslexia in the Classroom by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Dyslexia in the Classroom Guest Post by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Dyslexia Training Institute The word dyslexia has unfortunately been used, abused …

Teaching

Really Good Teachers™ Blog and Forum | A Really Good Stuff® Community

Recent Articles<p>November 13, 2017<p>Your little learners are on overload during the fall and winter holiday months. So many decorations, so much …

Dyslexia for a Day and Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month and the perfect time to get informed about this neurological processing disorder. Despite popular opinion that …

Humanity

Dyslexia and the Special Education Law

by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Guest Blogger The mere utterance of the word dyslexia within the confines of a school campus can stop a conversation and …

Special Education

The Lowdown on Dyslexia: What Does Dyslexia Look Like in the Classroom?

Every teacher in every classroom in every school in this country (and beyond) will come across several, if not dozens, of students who just can’t …

A VOICE FOR DYSLEXIA

Submitted by Deborah Lynam<br>Parent, Decoding Dyslexia – NJ<p>One of the first things a parent discovers as we begin the journey to learn about dyslexia …

Editorial: N.J. should move forward with dyslexia testing, intervention for students

5<p>Gallery: WW-P student Brian Meersma uses technology to deal with dyslexia<p>State lawmakers have an opportunity to make sure all public school students …

Does a low-fat diet increase triglycerides?

It’s easy to assume that a low-fat diet is the healthy way to go, especially since a diet low in saturated and trans fat was recommended by government agencies back in the 1980s.<p>But in Tuesday’s Chicago Tribune story, which looked at the declining level of nutrition education among physicians, I …