Resources

These resources were created and/or collected by Outreach staff to assist you in better understanding how to teach students with LBLD.

  • Common Questions from Educators

    Outreach consultants work directly with educators in their school environments to help them implement and refine programming for students with learning disabilities. These are their answers to some common questions that they are asked in their work. Q: My students frequently ask to take notes on an iPad or their computer. Do you think this

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  • 10 Math Multisensory Strategies

    Learn 10 math multisensory strategies. This resource from Understood.org explores strategies to help students with dyscalculia use sight, touch, hearing, and movement to understand what numbers and symbols represent.

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  • Procrastination and Executive Function

    Learn about the link between procrastination and executive function with this article from Psychology Today. The article also offers strategies that can easily be applied to the classroom setting to increase productivity.

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  • Auditory Processing Disorders

    The Understood.org team has compiled this page of helpful links and resources to help educators and parents understand auditory processing disorders.  

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  • The Gaab Lab

    Explore the Gaab Lab website, a part of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, for the latest developments in developmental neuroscience. The research of the Gaab Lab focuses on children who are diagnosed with or at risk for various developmental disorders, particularly language-based learning disabilities.

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  • Valuable Discussion Starters

    Watch this Teaching Channel video to learn valuable discussion starters that can help students participate actively and appropriately in academic class discussions.

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  • Executive Function and Young Children

    Understand more about executive function and young children. This article form the American Psychological Association outlines current research supporting the connection between the development of executive function and success in school and beyond.  

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  • Growth Mindset and Confronting Challenge

    Understand the link between growth mindset and confronting challenge. Carol Dweck writes for Scientific American about her research related to growth mindset. She outlines that adults/teachers should to praise the effort and work students put forth as a way to inspire students to persevere when confronted with challenges.

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  • Impacts of Reading Digitally

    Read this powerful article by Maryanne Wolf for The Guardian about the impacts of reading digitally. She asserts that reading on a screen with endless options for switching our focus is changing our brains and how we engage with text.

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