Research indicates that success for students with learning differences and disabilities depends on an effective program for academic success and also on developing positive social and emotional environments both at home and in school. Learn more about the principles of success from one successful school for students with LD.
Teaching student responsibility creates self-awareness and advocacy skills. These skills are empowering and help students understand their strengths and limitations. They help them believe in themselves as capable and effective. Read about LEAD, a program designed to teach responsibility to students.
Dyslexia is not an emotional disorder, but the frustrating nature of this learning disability can lead to feelings of anxiety, anger, low self-esteem and depression. Discover how to help children deal successfully with these challenges.
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Answer: The most effective way of dealing with this problem is for you to work with your child's teachers. You and the professionals at your child's school spend the most time with your child and know her best. Home and school working together on this issue will help send a clear message...
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A teaching model involving students working together as partners or in small groups on clearly defined tasks. It has been used successfully to teach comprehension strategies in content-area subjects.