We have developed a new seminar series for parents with special needs for the 2010-2011 school year! Keep a look out for our new ad in the September issue of Montreal Families. Topics include: 1. Assistive technology tools for the elementary student with learning disabilities 2. The newest mobile communication devices and tools for the […]
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Henry Winkler: I first read a novel when I was in my thirties. Now I’m a writer…
Henry Winkler overcame his dyslexia as a child and went on to become a children’s book author. His series on “Hank Zipzer” is based on his experiences as a child with dyslexia. “I was in the bottom 3 per cent when I was at school,” he said. “I was told I would never achieve…Â I didn’t […]
LD OnLine :: Summer Reading Tips for Parents
LD OnLine :: Summer Reading Tips for Parents. Summertime is meant to be spent outdoors-but you can bring a book with you! Here are some tips for parents about how to encourage your child to read over the summer. Happy Reading!
When Kids With Special Needs Change Schools
For parents: The article “When Kids With Special Needs Change Schools“Â provides some tips for children transitioning from elementary to high school or for children changing schools. Changing schools is the normal progression throughout school. With the transition often comes nervousness and legitimate concerns about the new school setting. Parents, teachers, and caregivers of kids and […]
LD OnLine :: Technology
LD OnLine :: Technology. We like LD Online! Links to LD Online articles on assistive technology for students with learning disabilities. Parents and teachers: check out the recommended links and questions and answers sections. In addition, their recommended topics area gives a great overview of all the other resources available.
Ning Blog Â» Recognizing Autism Awareness Month
Ning Blog Â» Recognizing Autism Awareness Month. Great Ning networks for autism information and support.
“Welcome to School”, a presentation for Montreal parents
inov8 Educational Consulting presented on May 3rd to the Montreal parent community on Welcome to School: What parents need to know, a presentation designed for parents of children with special needs to prepare for their child’s school years. We addressed both public and private sectors, services that are available, and how to access the necessary […]
Autism iPhone breakthrough: from tantrums to app-y days
Autism iPhone breakthrough: from tantrums to app-y days. Like what you see in this article? We give workshops and private consultations on the breakthrough assistive technologies available on the iPhone and iPodTouch. Why navigate thousands of educational apps on your own? We have the knowledge on recommended apps in a variety of areas in education […]