The LD@school team has developed a toolkit for educators to use during Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (#LDmonth) to help spread awareness in your school and classroom. You may choose to use one or all of the resources, share with your colleagues, students, parents or your community.
What are the first steps a teacher should take when they notice a student is having behavioural problems?
Mariem Farag, Special Education Specialist, provides some questions to ask yourself early on when interacting with students who are being labelled as having behavioural problems, to guide your interventions.
Through real-life stories and experiences, this presentation will cover the strategies and philosophies required to teach students who have been labelled formally and informally as behavioural
This module is intended to provide educators across all subjects with the necessary teaching tools to support their students with LDs to gain the skills and knowledge required for success in secondary school, and beyond.
Tory was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia as a child. Watch this video and discover the simple moments of support from caring educators that made all the difference.
Supporting the development of self-determination appears to be a promising way to promote academic success and seems to have an impact beyond the school career of students with and without learning disabilities (LDs).
Building Oral Language Skills through Classroom Instruction: Six High-Yield Strategies to Borrow from the Clinic
This article provides a number of high leverage strategies to target oral language skills that can be adapted for classroom instruction.
Watch this video to learn more about LITES, how it can help students build their oral language skills, and how to implement some of the same strategies in your classroom.
As we approach a third school year affected by this pandemic, the challenges for those working in schools are very different. And in many ways, the goals won’t be clear until after school begins in September.
Students with learning disabilities may be at greater risk for mental health problems including ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, and interpersonal problems. Deanna Swift, from School Mental Health Ontario provides resources support educators in their efforts to create a mentally healthy classroom.