ADHD  / Gifted 2E Guidelines from Department of Education  – Schools

ADHD / Gifted 2E Guidelines from Department of Education – Schools

In breaking news, the US Department of Education and Office for Civil Rights have released their a letter from Asst Secretary Catherine Lhamon and its Students with ADHD and Section 504 Resource Guide HERE. For your convenience, we also include them below – including a highlighted version which spotlights key passages for parents and teachers. This report has been…

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Dyslexia and the Illusion of Inclusion – Making Education Fit the Child [Premium]

Dyslexia and the Illusion of Inclusion – Making Education Fit the Child [Premium]

There’s a viral post circulating on the Internet from a Texas special education professor: “It’s OK to say dyslexia!” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan tweeted shortly before his agency released guidance targeting the needs of the 2.5 million students with a learning disability. But while the government highlights the unique needs of students with learning disabilities, they are seemingly…

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Improved College Board Guidelines for Test Accommodations

Improved College Board Guidelines for Test Accommodations

New from the College Board: “Beginning January 1, 2017, the vast majority of students who are approved for and using testing accommodations at their school through a current Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan will have those same accommodations automatically approved for taking the SAT®, PSAT™10, PSAT/NMSQT®, SAT Subject Tests™, and AP® Exams. Most private school students with a…

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Q & A: School Psychologist Asks: How Do I Identify Dyslexia? [Premium]

Q & A: School Psychologist Asks: How Do I Identify Dyslexia? [Premium]

A School Psychologist asks… Q: How Do I Identify Dyslexia? You may be surprised to learn that psychologists may not know how to identify dyslexia in the school setting. You may be even more surprised to learn that a NASP consensus statement recommended school psychologists avoid the term “dyslexia” all together. Thankfully, not all school psychologists agree with this statement…

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The Moral Harm of Dyslexia Unawareness

The Moral Harm of Dyslexia Unawareness

Primum non nocere. – Latin Saying (First, do no harm) The Latin Saying Primum non-nocere may not have originated with Hippocrates, however the advice is also like a laser beam focused on the greatest harm that comes from dyslexia unawareness. A few days ago, a colleague sent me an article where Avengers star (Bruce Banner / the Hulk) Mark Ruffalo…

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Dyslexia Accommodations

Dyslexia Accommodations

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability protected under the American for Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act. Students with Dyslexia have average or above average intelligence, but may have difficulty with reading, writing, spelling, and speed of processing so that it’s difficult to express their full range of understanding, and school tasks are often difficult….

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