ADHD is a prevalent diagnosis, but girls are often missed because their ADHD presents in different ways than boys, leading to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis.
What is the best advice that educators can pass onto parents and students who are preparing for the transition to post-secondary education?
Research suggests that students with LD transitioning to post-secondary environments often face a variety of academic, social, and emotional challenges as they navigate changes and differences between the secondary and post-secondary settings.
This webinar will provide insight into the undergraduate learning experience in university settings for students with LDs. Educators attending this webinar will gain an understanding of what the student experience at university might look like for students with LDs and how to help prepare students for a successful transition to post-secondary learning.
When the Ministry of Education announced it would require students to take online courses in order to graduate, there was concern about whether students with learning disabilities (LDs) would find success. In response to this concern, the Ministry amended their original plan and announced that students with LDs could be exempt from online learning. This has sent mixed messages to students with LDs and their parents and may have convinced many that online learning is not possible for students with LDs.
Educating and learning online can be daunting in the best of times. If your students have learning disabilities (LDs) it can be even more complicated. How do you adapt online lessons to meet the needs and tap into their strengths of students with LDs?
EquatIO is truly a revolutionary tool that mathematicians have always wanted but never had. Its accessibility features allow students from all skill levels to enter into the world of mathematics, using the prior knowledge they already have. The end result, confidence and capacity building within the world of numeracy.
Accessing Support for LDs in University: Student perceptions of support received from the accessibility service office
In order to access support and accommodation in University, students must disclose their disability to the accessibility services office. This article explores how useful students with LDs perceive these supports and accommodations to be to their learning.
Students with learning disabilities (LDs) commonly encounter more difficulties than their peers when it comes to working in the often less structured environment of home.
EquatIO is a chrome extension that makes math digital. It can help teachers and students at all levels create math expressions, formulas, equations, quizzes, all quite easily.
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.