Category Archives: Learning Disabilities

How to Respond When Students with Disabilities Are Bullied

By Andrew Hawk In most states, school personnel complete annual training about bullying and bullying prevention. Anyone who has completed one of these trainings knows that students with disabilities are at a higher risk of being bullied. However, new information … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Make Recess More Fun for Students with Autism

By Benjamin Farrey-Latz, author of I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up If you were to poll students in elementary school classrooms with the question, What is your favorite part of … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Awesome! The Benefits of ADHD

By Eric Braun, coauthor of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes This post was originally published on February 24, 2014. For many parents, my wife and me included, the journey toward a child’s diagnosis of ADHD begins with … Continue reading

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3 Visual Teaching Strategies for Students with ADHD

By Ezra Werb, M.Ed., author of Teach for Attention! A Tool Belt of Strategies for Engaging Students with Attention Challenges Classrooms are busy little ecosystems: 20 to 35 students buzzing around, whiteboards covered with notes and reminders, each individual desk … Continue reading

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10 Strategies for Helping Students with ADHD Cope with Frustration

By Katherine Quie, Ph.D., L.P. As a child psychologist, I have years of experience working with children and adolescents with ADHD who struggle to cope with frustration. My therapy and testing referrals often have behaviors like: fighting skipping classes throwing … Continue reading

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