Resources

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

  • Social Thinking and Social Pragmatics

    Understand more about the concepts of social thinking and social pragmatics.  Michelle Garcia Winner writes about her research and development of a treatment approach for students who struggle to master social interactions.

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  • Effective Relationships

    Explore why effective relationships with students are essential to success in school and understand the research that shows how important relationships are to human development. 

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  • Special Education and English Language Learners

    Explore the topic of special education and English language learners with this curated list of resources developed by Colorin Colorado.

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  • Debunk Popular Dyslexia Myths

    Debunk popular dyslexia myths. This KQED article outlines that the learning challenges that individuals with dyslexia face are not the result of a brain disease but are due to the unique wiring of their brains. The article also summarizes the work popular and well-known theorists and scientists on the topic of what dyslexia is and

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  • Math Learning Disabilities

    Understand more about the prevalence of math learning disabilities. This helpful article from CHADD explains the need for more research dedicated to math learning disabilities and shows the connections between ADHD and dyscalculia.

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  • Dyslexia Assessments

    Understand the importance of dyslexia assessments. This IDA article explains that an educational assessment is the first step in getting students who may be struggling the reading help that they need to find academic success.

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  • Dyslexia Tests

    Understand more about dyslexia tests. The University of Michigan Dyslexia Help website outlines and describes 14 tests that clinicians find useful in helping and assessing students with dyslexia.

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  • Previewing Vocabulary Before Reading

    Understand the importance of previewing vocabulary before reading.  This Keys to Literacy blog post outlines concrete ways that teachers can preview vocabulary before reading and how this can help with overall comprehension of the text

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  • Students Who Think Differently

    Explore how to help students who think differently.  Reading Rockets unpacks the 2016 National Center for Learning Disabilities report and explains how educators can use this data to help unlock the potential of all students in their classroom.

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