Supporting Students with Dysgraphia

This week we want to help teachers prepare for the upcoming school year with a video on how they can support the students who may be showing signs of Dysgraphia.  It’s the perfect time for teachers to think about ways they will support their students in September. Things like larger pencils or pencils with special grips, speech to text software, computers and even additional time to complete written work. Why is this important? Because when … Continue reading Supporting Students with Dysgraphia

ADHD at School-What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew

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 … Continue reading ADHD at School-What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew

Apps for Kids with Learning Disabilities

When it comes to apps, our kids have a pretty good handle on things. Especially if they are looking for a great game to play. But are there any entertaining and educational apps out there that can help kids with learning disabilities? Andrew Heinzman writes about the apps available and the ones that are sure to win over young hearts and minds.  The Best Apps for Kids with Learning Disabilities offers an extensive list including: … Continue reading Apps for Kids with Learning Disabilities

Teddy Bear sitting beside chalkboard sign with Dyslexia written on it

Do You Know What Dyslexia Is?

Let’s get straight to the point. Dyslexia is a learning disability. Someone with dyslexia may have challenges in reading, comprehension, spelling and writing but that doesn’t mean that they have challenges with intelligence. understands that there are a lot of myths that surround dyslexia, a few include: Myth #1: Reading and writing letters backwards is the main sign of dyslexia. Myth #2: Dyslexia doesn’t show up until elementary school. Myth #3: Kids with dyslexia … Continue reading Do You Know What Dyslexia Is?