Category Archives: Learning Disabilities

Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students: A Q&A from Emily Kircher-Morris

By Emily Kircher-Morris, author of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom Twice-exceptional (2e) learners are a unique layering of advanced cognitive ability (giftedness) and neurodivergence (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, etc.). Sometimes, their giftedness hides their struggles, until they are no longer … Continue reading

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Supporting 2e Students: How to Bridge the Gaps Between Gifted, General, and Special Education Classrooms

By Emily Kircher-Morris, author of Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom Allowing gifted, general, and special education classrooms to exist as islands in our schools is not a viable option for our twice-exceptional (2e) students. The movement toward inclusive education … Continue reading

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Summer Screen Time Advice for Kids with ASD (and Their Families)

by Dr. Elizabeth Reeve and Elizabeth Verdick, authors of  The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (And Their Parents) Welcome to the summer of 2021! As it has been for everyone, the past year and a half has … Continue reading

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More Resources! Help for Special Education Students Doing Online Learning

By Lisa M. Kiss, M.Ed., contributing author Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in Today’s Classroom: How Every Teacher Can Help Struggling Students Succeed (Revised & Updated 3rd Edition) As the COVID-19 pandemic forced me and many other educators to enter … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Support Special Education Students During the Pandemic

By Andrew Hawk Students who are identified as being eligible for special education services may exhibit challenges ranging from physical aggression to learning disabilities. Wherever students fit in the special education world, nearly all exceptionalities exhibit characteristics that can make … Continue reading

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