The steps within the special education process are part of your child's legal rights and the process outlined in this document by the PACER Center should be followed for fair and timely support.
Acronyms have become common words' within our language but they are often used without everyone knowing what they mean. Print this out and include it in your notebook for your next IEP meeting.'
In this resource from the?National Center for Learning Disabilities, you will learn about what is assistive technology (AT), what assistive technology can and cannot do, and how to guide your decision-making about what AT is the best match for your child.
This teen’s mission is to help people with disabilities use technology to read, write, explore interesting information, and explore their world with ease by using of technology.' We’re proud to say he’s a Learning Ally member!'
Here you can download a list of reading tools and writing tools for organization, dictation, and editing. You will find also apps and tools for notetaking and studying, as well as apps to help with math, time management and homework help.
Attitudes often matter as much as learning skills. Use this assessment tool from Headstrong Nation to explore your child's attitudes, save the results and return often to see how your child has grown and changed.
Students with learning disabilities are thriving in the classroom and reading to learn, thanks to accessible audiobooks and assistive technology. In this video, teachers and students at a Pennsylvania school explain why this learning accommodation is so effective.
Using both multisensory structured language instruction and assistive technology is essential for dyslexic children. This key insight outlines how to create a blended approach, supporting your child's strengths while helping them gain mainstream skills. It explains how to keep their emotional health and confidence high all the while. Excerpt from “The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan” by Ben Foss.
Many times children with print disabilities, like dyslexia, understand grade-level material yet struggle with accessing that material through traditional text. Audiobooks provide the ramp that allows students to work independently and to continue to grow their knowledge. We'll explain more about how that works in the following video.'
Achieving success for your child often involves working with a school and other parents in your community. This key insight outlines specific techniques that prove useful for parents of dyslexic children.