Monday, October 24, 2016





These answer a lot of questions and are terrific resources for parents of students with learning needs:

My favorite for parents:     Understood https://www.understood.org/

Great resource:                   Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities www.smartkidswithld.org/

Provides tech tools:            Learning Ally https://www.learningally.org/


Develop self-Advocacy Skills in Your Child


This article discusses the importance of teaching your child in the early years to understand what is needed for his/her learning success and develop respectful ways to speak to the teacher(s) about obtaining the agreed upon supports and accommodations.

http://www.smartkidswithld.org/getting-help/raising-independent-kids-2/self-advocacy-strategies-ages/

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Summer help to keep sharp!

These are terrific resources for parents of students with learning needs:

BEST PARENT LINK:      Understood https://www.understood.org/

Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities www.smartkidswithld.org/

Learning Ally https://www.learningally.org/

Use the Lee Public Library to practice skills: 

https://www.leegov.com/library/kids/homework 

and also:   

https://www.leegov.com/library/kids/kid-friendly-apps  

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

CHECK OUT THESE LINKS! (updated)

These are terrific resources for parents of students with learning needs:

BEST PARENT LINK:      Understood https://www.understood.org/

Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities www.smartkidswithld.org/

Learning Ally https://www.learningally.org/

Use the Lee Public Library to practice skills: 

https://www.leegov.com/library/kids/homework 

and also:   

https://www.leegov.com/library/kids/kid-friendly-apps  





Thursday, July 9, 2015

Inspiring Struggling Students: ADHD

Inspiring Struggling Students: ADHD

Please click on link below.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nwAkQmYUeI

CREDITS:
Published on Nov 13, 2014
Strategies for Students with ADD
Martha Cole (Verticy Program) and Michelle Dunn (Orton-Gillingham trained)

Join Calvert education counselors for the second of this three part series for students that are struggling to succeed. This session will focus on helping students to focus on their assigned reading and lessons and includes ideas for hands-on learning, varied environments for study as well as many other tips.

Need more information? Call Calvert Education Counselors toll-free at 1-877-638-0237.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Fun and Simple Exercises Help Children’s Attentiveness

NeuroNET LEARNING has a research blog that is worth checking out!  The link below connects you to: Fun and Simple Exercises Help Children’s Attentiveness.  Once you've explored that topic, take a look around their site for more valuable insights and tips!

http://neuronetlearning.com/blog/fun-and-simple-exercises-help-childrens-attentiveness/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=fun-and-simple-exercises-help-childrens-attentiveness

Monday, November 3, 2014

What is Dyslexia - YouTube video

What is Dyslexia - Ask an Expert!  Created by THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES   Click on the link below or copy and paste into your browser's window.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKsjfnCMuYY