Who can keep track of all the new tricks your computer, tablet, or phone can do? Who can keep up with all the apps in Google Play or the App Store? When you add tracking new accessibility features on top of teaching children or teens with learning challenges or other special needs, it’s hard. But […]
Know a child or teen who struggles with writing? Wonder what tools can help? In such a fast-growing field, it’s hard to keep up. But don’t stick with the old technology (like my old manual typewriter shown here). Try something new. I’ve found three resources this week: The mother-daughter team of Darla and Kaila Hatton […]
How Would They Affect You? In the U.S., schools began as communities banded together. They are still supervised by local school boards. More recently, states adopted standards of learning, and now there is a movement toward national standards. In June 2010 the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State […]
In August, Peter Gray, leading textbook author, Boston College research professor, and Psychology Today blogger, asked parents for stories about their experiences homeschooling children with ADHD. His results are here.
The complete article from LiveScience.com on the value of having books in your home is here.
Why exercise? “Because it feels so good when you stop,” my father often said. A recent article in the New York Times explains, why exercise makes you less anxious.
It can be hard to get a struggling learner to read, especially if he or she is contending with a learning disability, attention deficit disorder, or other learning problem. Scholastic offers a book wizard tool online. You can enter a title or a subject to find a particular book. If you child liked one book, you […]
A veteran teacher of children with vision impairments, Ms. Kathy (not me!) provides links, articles, ideas, a message board, and videos on Ms. Kathy’s Kids.
Eli Frank Sapp has written a Kindle book that provides a good, short introduction to assistive technology, Learning Disabilities and Assistive Technology.