Resources

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

  • My Favorite Teachers: A Reflection for Dyslexia Awareness Month

    by Keryn Kwedor

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  • Games to Reinforce Reading and Spelling

    The Relationship Between Reading and Spelling What are the most effective methods for reading instruction? Much of the scientific research and data points to the importance of using a systematic approach to teaching reading. In other words, instruction must start with the origin of reading: recognizing, understanding, and manipulating the sounds we hear in our

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  • Cognitive Resilience

    Learn about cognitive resilience in children with reading difficulties. This research explores factors that can offset reading failure or difficulty in children. Specifically, the paper looks at both cognitive and social-emotional protective elements that can help children in the school setting find success despite any noted reading or other learning difficulty.  

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  • Recognize Learning Disorders in the Classroom

    Learn how to recognize learning disorders in the classroom. The Child Mind Institute outlines for teachers tips for spotting the hallmarks of learning disorders.  They also explain why a student may be struggling to read or avoiding coming to school.

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  • Dyslexia and the Brain

    Understand more about dyslexia and the brain. This Understood.org video with Guinevere Eden, PhD, professor of pediatrics and the director of the Center for the Study of Learning at Georgetown University, explains how the brain of a child with dyslexia works and the impact of effective remediation on the brain.

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  • Link Between Emotional Regulation and Learning

    Understand the link between emotional regulation and learning.  Lori Desautels for Edutopia outlines 5 strategies that teachers can implement to help students who are struggling to regulate their emotions and pay attention in their classes.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Dyslexia

    Explore these frequently asked questions about dyslexia. The International Dyslexia Association has written the answers to the most frequently asked questions about dyslexia in hopes to counteract some of the more popular myths and misconceptions about this learning disability. 

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  • Integrate SEL and Academics

    Learn how to integrate SEL and academics.  Edsurge outlines three practical strategies to help teachers incorporate SEL into their classroom including the importance of time to collaborate and debrief with other teachers.

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  • Math Anxiety vs Dyscalculia

    Understand the difference between math anxiety vs dyscalculia.  Understood.org outlines the different signs and symptoms between the two, specifically showing that math anxiety often reveals itself in testing situations where as dyscalculia is often presented in a students’ understanding of math concepts.

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