Resources Tagged With: learning

Learning Disabilities Association of America [web resource]

Since 1963, Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) has provided information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a network of resources to support individuals with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. Read more ›


NPR Series: Unlocking Dyslexia

readingAs the most common learning disability in the U.S., dyslexia affects somewhere between 5 and 17 percent of the population. In a five-part special series, National Public Radio (NPR) explores dyslexia. Read more ›


What Parents Can Do to Help Kids Who Struggle with Reading

child-and-bookOne in five people have dyslexia, and it affects people who use both languages based on alphabets (such as English) or logographics (such as Mandarin, Korean, etc.), making it a worldwide issue. Despite its prevalence, though, dyslexia is often misunderstood by the people who have it, by the parents of kids who have it and by the teachers who teach those kids. Read more ›

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Signs of ADHD & Tips for Coping [presentation]

In this community education presentation, Dr. Glen Elliott and Dr. Vivien Keil provide a brief historical perspective of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), discuss current methods for diagnosis and some general strategies for coping with a child with ADHD. Read more ›

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Book: The Conscious Parent’s Guide to ADHD

Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD In her book, The Conscious Parent’s Guide to ADHD: A Mindful Approach for Helping Your Child Gain Focus and Self-Control, Rebecca Branstetter, PhD, offers advice on parenting children with ADHD, who can sometimes stretch the skills and patience of the most committed parent. Read more ›

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Executive Functioning: What It Is and How to Support It [presentation]

Executive functioning is the set of mental processes that allow us to be efficient learners, thinkers, and actors. Learn about the components of executive functioning, executive functioning deficits and the strategies that can be taught to help compensate for and work around executive dysfunction. Read more ›

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Signs of Learning Differences and Tips for Helping [presentation]

Did you know that 1 in 5 people are affected by learning differences, or LD?

People with learning differences have difficulty storing, processing and producing information due to a deficit in one or more neurological processes. In this presentation, learn more about what learning differences are and what they are not, as well as what interventions can help. Read more ›

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Psych Testing: What Do All Those Numbers Mean? [presentation]

What is a psychological assessment? Caryn Kovar, PhD, reviews the main purposes of a psychological assessment, the types of assessments, assessment tools, factors that influence performance, and how to interpret the results. Read more ›


Emotional Intelligence Apps and Games

Nonprofit Common Sense Education curates Top Picks to help preK-12 educators discover, use, and share the best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula for their students. Read more ›

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