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Updated Articles and Resources

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Updated Articles and Resources
  • Helping Students with Learning Disabilities to Succeed in School Created: Saturday, September 22, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Find tips to help your child with learning disabilities succeed in school." itemprop="description"> Thursday, March 01, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Graphic Organizers are effective study guides for any student. They can help students with language processing deficits and visual learners organize, understand, and remember concepts in many acade...
  • Top Things to Know About Lying in Toddlers and Young Children Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Learn about lying behavior among older toddlers and young children. Explore why it occurs and ways to address it.
  • Who Pays for Private Schools for LD Students? Financial Responsibility in IDEA Created: Friday, October 12, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Learn about IDEA requirements regarding payment for private school placements, and when districts may be responsible for payment and when they are not.
  • Dyslexia is a Learning Disability in Reading & Language Created: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Learn about dyslexia and how to get help.
  • Mathematical Logical Learning Styles - Mathematical Logical Learners Created: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Learning Styles with Learning Disabilities - Most children have a preferred way of learning, called a learning style. Learn about mathematical logical learning style and how mathematical logical le...
  • Raw Scores - What are Raw Scores, and are They Important? Created: Friday, December 22, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    What is a raw scores? If your child has been tested, you may find raw scores in the testing report. Learn about raw scores, what they are, and and how they are used in assessment.
  • Free Printable Dinosaur Coloring Worksheets Created: Monday, February 15, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Download these printable dinosaur coloring sheets for entertaining and educational fun.
  • Is Grade Retention Right for Your Child? Created: Sunday, February 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Grade retention refers to the practice of keeping a child in the same grade for more than one year, typically because of poor school performance.
  • Sight Word Reading Strategies Created: Friday, December 23, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    There are two lists of commonly used high-frequency sight words that are taught to new readers. The Dolch List and the Edward Fry List." itemprop="description" Tips to Improve Your Reading Comprehension Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Reading comprehension is one of the most important skills your child needs in almost every subject area. Whether your child has a learning disability in reading, or just needs to reinforce her ski...
  • Learn about Fine Motor Skills and How to Improve Them Created: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Fine motor skills are important in learning and life. Discover practical and fun ways to help your child strengthen fine motor skills.
  • Learn about Gross Motor Skills Development Created: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Learn about Gross Motor Skills, what they are, and why they are important.
  • Due Process - What is Due Process under IDEA? Created: Sunday, August 31, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Due process is intended to ensure that children with learning disabilities and other types of disabilities receive a free appropriate public education.
  • Learn about Mental Retardation Created: Saturday, October 04, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Mental retardation, now called mental, intellectual, or developmental disability, affects approximately 2% of the population.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Created: Sunday, June 25, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Learn about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and how it establishes programs for students with disabilities in public schools.
  • Top Tips to Recognize Early Signs of Learning Disabilities Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Learning disabilities are usually not diagnosed until students have been in school for about two years. Often, there are early signs of Learning Disabilities parents may notice. More importantly,...
  • Technology To Boost Summer Learning Created: Sunday, July 21, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014
    Using technology to boost summer learning
  • Test Percentile Scores - What is a Percentile in Educational Tests? Created: Thursday, December 21, 2006 Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014
    Test percentile scores are one type of many different test scores you may see on assessment reports. Learn about test percentile scores.
  • Free Multiplication Flash Cards You Can Download and Print Created: Thursday, April 09, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014
    Download these free multiplication flash cards for teaching multiplication skills from one through twelve.
  • Is Your Child Afraid to Go to School? Created: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
    Learn about school phobia, what it is, and ways to address it.
  • What Is an Emotional Disturbance Disability? Created: Saturday, October 04, 2008 Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014
    Learn about emotional disturbance as a disability. Learn the definition and diagnostic criteria.
  • Indiana - Where to Find State Disability Assistance in Indiana Created: Monday, August 10, 2009 Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013
    Find state level disability resources for parents and children with disabilities in Indiana. Get contact information for early childhood intervention, public schools, community support agencies, a...
  • Optometrist - Optometrists Diagnose and Treat Visual Problems Created: Tuesday, March 06, 2007 Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013
    Optometrists - Learn about optometrists. Who are they, and what services do they provide to address vision problems? Learn how they can assist children with visual problems and resulting learning...
  • Understanding IEP Team Meetings Created: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
    IEP team meetings are an important part of your child's special education program. Learn what to expect during team meetings and how you can actively participate in this important decision making p...
  • Personality Disorders Impact Individuals and Relationships Created: Sunday, October 04, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Personality disorders are psychological conditions affecting all aspects of life. Learn about personality disorders and the different types of personality disorders.
  • Understanding Learning Disabilities in Basic Math Skills Created: Sunday, June 25, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    A learning disability in basic math affects the ability to perform basic mathematical operations. Learn more about learning disabilities in math. Find where to go for help with a basic learning d...
  • Improving Behavior Through Behavior Modification Created: Saturday, January 27, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Learn about behavior plans, what they are, and how they are used reduce problem behaviors and increase desired behaviors in schools.
  • Organize a Study Space to Help with Homework Created: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Help with homework by organizing your study space. Help your child with homework by creating a well organized and efficient homework space. Find tips to organize your space to help with homework.
  • Share Your Best and Worst Teacher Experiences Created: Friday, November 19, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Has your child ever had an experience with a teacher that profoundly affected him or her? Perhaps the experience was inspiring. Perhaps it was awful. Share your best and worst teacher experiences w...
  • Share Your Best and Worst Teacher Experiences Created: Friday, November 19, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    Has your child ever had an experience with a teacher that profoundly affected him or her? Perhaps the experience was inspiring. Perhaps it was awful. Share your best and worst teacher experiences w...
  • Special Needs Children and Private School Tuition Reimbursement Created: Saturday, July 04, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    The special needs children and private school tuition reimbursement issue took an interesting turn with the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Forest Grove School District v. T.A. case decided in J...

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