For today, you will read about different types of learning disabilities. As you read think about the following questions:
What “ah-ha” moments did you have as a result of completing the reading? What makes sense to you now that didn’t before?
What (specific) strategies might you want to use with students with learning disabilities in the classroom? (hint: you could use this list in your Accommodations and Modifications project)
What questions/points of confusion do you hope that I will address in class?
Below, is an optional (short!) current news story about students with learning disabilities.
Finally, if you are curious, here is an interesting piece I received last week about meeting the needs with students with learning disabilities. What principles of IDEIA are being violated?