LD OnLine :: Adolescent Literacy: What’s Technology Got to Do With It?. This is a valuable article from LD Online, one of our favorite websites for resources and information for students with learning disabilities. The topic is adolescent literacy and how technology can assist students in four specific areas: background knowledge and vocabulary, comprehension strategies, […]
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 […]
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… I didn’t […]
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!
For parents: The article “When Kids With Special Needs Change Schools” 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. 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 » Recognizing Autism Awareness Month. Great Ning networks for autism information and support.
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 […]