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A number of fact sheets on dysgraphia are available to read, print, or download from the International Dyslexia Association. Titles include: Understanding Dysgraphia ; Helpful Terminology ; Spelling; Dyslexia and Related Disorders ; Dysgraphia ; Orton-Gillingham-Based and/or Structured Multi-sensory Language Approaches .

Link: https://socal.dyslexiaida.org/about-dysgraphia/dysgraphia-fact-sheets/

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A webinar to discuss how reading skills develop and how the brain is used in reading. This is followed by a variety of reading strategies using explicit, sequential, and multisensory instruction. Speaker: Elaine Offstein, Educational Therapist, President TCB. http://webinar.dyslexia-ca.org/1509-YsRD/index.html

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The author of this article, Stacy Turke, has been a School Occupational Therapist for 30-plus years in her “dream job” with the same intermediate school district in Michigan. Her career has ranged from working in a “center-based” school to working in public and private general education school in urban, suburban,...

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Meeting the needs of all learners does not have to be difficult. Any instructional practice or system we explore that attends to student voice and agency can be personalized to individuals and groups—which is differentiation. This article contains links, ideas and resources for teachers on how to gear teaching to...

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Ron Hager explains transitioning from school to integrated employment as it relates to IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure webinar. Hager brings up the need to start transitioning sooner if the person needs more time to master...

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This is a comprehensive resource from HelpGuide.org, which provides trusted guides to mental, emotional, and social health for children with learning disabilities and disorders. This article covers topics like: What learning disabilities are; problems with reading, writing or math; advances in science to understand learning disabilities; diagnosis and testing; and...

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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research, accompanied by several...

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California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology (AT): one centered on the development of devices and software and the other centered on the human-services aspects of the field. CSUN also offers an advanced professional development certificate program in Assistive...

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