The Dyslexic Professor. I’ve seen this posted on many of my friend’s Facebook pages the last several weeks.
I’m unsure of the origin or I would give the original author credit. All I know is that this is a reminder to all of us to be in the moment and to always be present. I struggle with this balancing act. We all do. But, I try to be present when I’m with my son, my family, my students and my colleagues. Image Credit Dear Mom On the iPhone, I see you over there on the bench, messing on your iPhone.
But Momma, let me tell you what you don’t see right now….. Your little girl is spinning round and round, making her dress twirl. You aren’t. Your little boy keeps shouting, “Mom, MOM watch this!” He sees that too. Now you are pushing your baby in the swing. Talk to her. Put your eyes back on your prize…Your kids. Show them that they are the priority. Play time at the park will be over before you know it. The childhood of your children will be gone before you know it.
Because they know… I know that’s not true, Mommy. Helping Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Improve Writing Skills. When you think of the word "dyslexia" reading problems immediately come to mind but many students with dyslexia struggle with writing as well.
Dysgraphia, or written expression disorder, impacts handwriting, spacing of letters and sentences, omitting letters in words, the lack of punctuation and grammar when writing and difficulty organizing thoughts on paper. The following resources should help you better understand dysgraphia and work with students to improve writing skills. Understanding Dyslexia and Dysgraphia How Dyslexia Impacts Writing Skills Students with dyslexia show a significant difference between what they can tell you orally and what they are able to convey on paper. Differentiation. Intervention Resources!
Autism Internet Modules (AIM) Our center is in the process of developing online modules for each of the 24 identified evidence-based practices.
These modules are available on the Autism Internet Modules (AIM) website hosted by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI). The Autism Internet Modules (AIM) website features content from experts on ASD across the nation on topics including assessment and identification, characteristics, evidence-based practices and interventions, transition to adulthood, and employment. The AIM platform was designed and built by OCALI staff with components consistent with research on how adults learn. Information is presented at a universal reading level with activities providing support to those with introductory or advanced knowledge on ASD. How do I access the Autism Internet Modules? To access the online modules, you must register for a free account. Are the online modules different from the briefs that are posted on the National Professional Development Center website?
iPad Helps Special Education Student to Learn - A Video Story. Special Education Apps. 10 Special-Needs School Tools. Help your child sit stiller, write better, and read easier with these cool school tools for students with learning disabilities, fine motor delays, sensory integration challenges, or a bad case of the wiggles. 1. Pencil Toppers Having a little twiddly thing atop a pencil to play with can help wiggly kids burn off some fidgety energy. You may wish you had one to fiddle around with at your next IEP meeting. 2. How your child holds the pencil may make a big difference in the legibility of her writing, and the amount of fatigue he feels doing it. 3. Cheaper than a laptop and easier to carry, AlphaSmarts are compact word-processing machines that run on regular batteries, automatically save your work, open files with the touch of a button, and show only a few lines at a time to limit distractions. 4.
Writing between the lines can be a major challenge for kids with fine motor issues, but this paper makes things a little easier by providing little pencil speed bumps. 5. Special Education Eligibility: When Is a Speech-Language Impairment Also a Disability? Apps for special needs.