Students in special education have strengths and weaknesses. Teachers who accommodate and modify instruction to meet student needs will have improved learning. Temple Grandin recognizes the need for accommodating learning based on student need. 598 more words
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When trying to predict academic ability in elementary school children from early childhood cognitive abilities, it is no surprise that research has found that math is important. 439 more words
LD@school has posted a free podcast titled Executive Functioning Explained: Recognizing, Understanding, Supporting by Dr. Marie-Josée Gendron, Ph.D., C.Psych. Links to additional and related resources are also provided.
Good verbal skills, interested in a variety of types of independent play, gets along pretty well with other children until suddenly, he doesn’t. Sound familiar? Toys flying against the wall, projects ripped up, other children running for cover. 615 more words
By: Stephanie Boron, M.S., CCC-SLP (Speech and Language Pathologist)
Recently, I had the pleasure of hearing Peg Dawson, Ed. D. give a talk on executive function (brain-based, cognitive processes that help us to regulate our behavior, make decisions and set and achieve goals.) Peg is a staff psychologist at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in New Hampshire, as well as the author of many books on executive functioning skills. 422 more words