Tag archives for Learning disability

What is Dysgraphia?

  Here's a helpful article for teachers and parents from www.ldonline.org: What Is Dysgraphia? By:   National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) (2006) Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing abilities. It can manifest itself as difficulties with spelling, poor handwriting and trouble putting thoughts on paper. Because writing requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills, saying a student has dysgraphia is not Read full article »

Build Academic Skills Over Summer Vacation

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/886.html Engage your ADHD child in summer learning to keep his academic skills sharp and help him succeed in school. After a long, perhaps challenging, school year, it's important for kids to have a break. But it's also crucial for them to keep learning. Without the continuous use of academic skills, children with learning disabilities - more than half of all kids Read full article »

The Special Learner

http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/207672/dealing-with-learning-disability Dealing with learning disabilityThe Special LearnerBy GENEVIEVE RIVADELO-GAWJune 22, 2009, 9:58amQUESTION: “My sister told me that my seven year-old niece is having problems at school, especially in Math and English. She says that the child is not lazy when studying that is why she wonders why my niece performs poorly in school. Recently, I have read something about learning disabilities Read full article »

Great article on getting your child back into the routine of the new semester after Holiday.

Here is an interesting article posted from LDonline (learning disabilities online) linked to ADDitude Magazine. The Learning Support Department wishes you and your family a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011. http://www.additudemag.com/adhdblogs/10/8233.html Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!