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Learning Differences

Tell Me a Story

It is challenging to be a person with a reading disability. So much of school, and even life, ...
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Finding That ‘Just Right’ Challenge

We are all aware of the story of Goldilocks. She was in search of food and comfort that ...
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Written Service Plans: What do they mean and how do I use them?

IEP, ISP, 504, Initial Evaluation, Re-evaluation … These are just a few of the documents that are given ...
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Struggling Readers

If you teach young children to read, you are a hero. Learning to read is a complex process. ...
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Love In Any Language: Simple Strategies for English-Language Learners

Love, conversation, and meaningful relationships should be significant components of any Lutheran school classroom. God’s love is shared ...
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Finding Answers

Isn’t it lovely when you can go to your doctor, get a simple swab or blood test, and ...
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3 – 2 – 1 … Blastoff! Starting the Year Off Right for Students with Special Needs

As the next school year approaches and you begin to survey the students on your class list, do ...
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Show and Tell

Do you remember the good old days of show and tell, the excitement of some unknown object from ...
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Is This Kid Going To Be OK?

As a special education teacher, I have been asked this question many times. You have all asked this ...
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