It was a different kind of school year this year. The pandemic gave us both in-person and online learning and made things just a touch more challenging than normal. If you are a parent, you know how this played out in your child’s daily routines. If you are a teacher, you saw how this affected your students. If you are a student, you know it took a lot to get through the day. Did you
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If you’re a teacher, then this week’s article will be of particular interest to you. It was found on the DO IT website (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and gives some helpful, proven tips in What are strategies for teaching a student with a math-related learning disability? Dyscalculia (a math-related learning disability) can challenge even the most eager of learners and change how they view math in the future so getting it right is important.
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Summer is almost here. Are you ready for it? I have never been one to over-plan my life but I have found schedules very helpful in keeping things on track. My children have become used to their pandemic school routine and now, with that routine coming to a close, I have to prepare a new, summertime routine so that the never ending “I’m bored” and “There’s nothing to do” doesn’t completely overwhelm me as a
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Before the school year ends, and the last of the lessons have been taught, there is one final thing that cannot be avoided and that is…tests.  There are many helpful tidbits of advice out there but one that stands out for anyone with a learning disability or ADHD is to break it down. Don’t try cramming all the information in at the last minute, because that will cause stress that will be hard to recover
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Have you ever wondered if you have ADHD? Has someone ever asked if you’ve been tested?  If you get bored easily, are easily distracted, procrastinate or have trouble staying organized, you may want to read this article from ADDitude magazine, ADHD Symptoms in Adults: ADD Checklist & Test . They have put together a list of questions to test yourself and if you feel that ADHD may be a possibility, you should start a conversation
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