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List of Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications for Students with Learning Disabilities

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Getting the best reasonable accommodations for struggling learners with disabilities can be a challenge.  The list of possible options is rarely made available to parents, so many remain unaware of the diverse options.  The first step is the understand the difference between reasonable accommodations and modifications.  Accommodations vs. Modifications? The United States clumps accommodations and modifications under the term reasonable accommodations, but other countries, such as Canada make a distinction between the two. An accommodation describes an alteration of the environment, curriculum format, or equipment that allows an individual with a disability to gain access to content and/or complete assigned...

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Dyslexia Strengths and the Creative Side with Artist and Advocate Mike Juggins: Go Dyslexia Episode 3

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This blog shares my video podcast featuring artist, videographer and dyslexia advocate Mike Juggins. Unfortunately, Mike passed away a few years ago, but his message still lives on! About the Podcast Mike was passionate about raising a greater understanding and appreciation of dyslexia and other learning differences. Mike joined me from Devon, England, and took us on a tour of his free website, Dyslexic DaDa, that celebrates the strengthens of dyslexia. In addition, he offered stories, strategies, technology tips and more. Resources mentioned: 1 Dyslexia: What it is all About: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDUfVCo6ito2 The Gift Dyslexia – Mike Juggins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDDP9Oeag3g3 Inspiration: http://www.inspiration.com/4 Zoom Video Conferencing: http://www.zoom.us/5 Irlen Colored Glasses: http://irlen.com/ A...

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Text to Voice - A Bookshare Demonstration and Discussion

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This blog shares my video podcast for my Go Dyslexia Podcast! CEO of BioTeam, Stan Gloss joins me in an online demonstration of Bookshare's audiobooks. Our discussion reviews: The many benefits of Bookshare for struggling readers of all ages. How to qualify for a membership. How to sign up. How to use Bookshare once your membership is active. Our favorite app to use with Bookshare - Voice Dream Reader. Here is a copy of our vlog. Be sure to come on over to see all the free video podcasts and video blogs and subscribe to Dr. Warren's free YouTube channel. Dr. Warren also...

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26 Best Homework and Learning Sites

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Educational therapist, Dr. Erica Warren, discusses some of her favorite online homework and learning sites.  Come learn more!

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Dyslexia Help: Reversing Reversals Beginners - New Publication and Free Samples

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I'm so excited to tell you about my Reversing Reversals Beginners publication. This digital workbook is the fourth publication in my popular Reversing Reversals Series.   Why Did I Create Reversing Reversals Beginners? Upon request, I have created more fun activities that bridge the gap between Reversing Reversals Primary and the original Reversing Reversals. I have included more simplistic activities that strengthen visual processing, tracking, directionality, discrimination, pattern recognition and more. What Population of Learners are Served by this Workbook? I created the Reversing Reversals Series to help students with dyslexia to develop the core skills needed for reading and math. These...

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