Resources

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

  • 360 Thinking and Executive Function

    Understand the concept of “360 Thinking” and executive function.  This article gives insightful tips to help students engage in goal directed behaviors through helping them visualize what they need to do to accomplish tasks. 

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  • Cyberbullying Education

    Explore the need for cyberbullying education The Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) published its findings related to the effectiveness and need to explicitly teach students “Cyberskills” or teach students to engage appropriate social behavior online to help reduce cyberbullying. 

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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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  • 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 Laws and Rights

    Understand more about dyslexia laws and rights. This Understood.org webpage explores and explains the purpose of the dyslexia laws and how they differ from state to state. The page also includes many helpful links.

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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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  • 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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  • Encourage Deeper Thinking

    Learn how to encourage deeper thinking in students.  Using the latest research findings on project based inquiry learning, this KQED article outlines six takeaways that can encourage independence and problem solving.

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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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