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Improving your weakness!

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Joined: Apr 22, 2005
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Posted Jul 22, 2005 at 2:01:11 PM
Subject: Improving your weakness!

I just so happened to stumble across this web site- http://www.ldpride.net/chapter8.htm

I hope these methods have been proven to work. I'm going to try some of them.

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Joined Apr 23, 2005
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Posted:Jul 25, 2005 1:40:07 PM

I found this site very interesting. This would be a good one to post on Parenting a child with Ld. There are so many accomidations/modification to go over in these meetings it is overwhelming. This is a site I will refer to before my meetings. Thank you.

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Posted:Jul 25, 2005 5:23:17 PM

both the ldpride.net and ldinfo.com are interesting, tho' I have to say LD Pride has better design (is that you, Liz?) :) Double frames are enough to drive ya bonkers!

Sue J, webmastress www.resourceroom.net

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Posted:Aug 10, 2005 6:18:58 PM

I sometimes enjoy doing these types of exercices, mainly for fun, but not actually for improving any general set of skills. I have a learning disability and have tried working on it by practicing techniques similar to those found on that site. While I did get better at doing those activities, I never actually noticed any transfer of ability. That is, simply because I practiced memorizing a longer string of letters in sequence didn't mean my memory as a whole improved, I just got better at memorizing letters in sequence. And even then, if I stopped practicing for a bit, I would drop back to my previous level. I really wish I could figure out a way to improve my short-term memory (and long term for that matter, visual memory, etc....), but have yet to find something. Oh well.

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