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Learning Specialist Materials · 5d ago

Slow Processing Speed: 5 Ways it Impacts Learning

Dear Friends:  The next two weeks I will be writing about processing speed. This week I will focus on how processing speed can be evaluated, the causes of a slow processing speed, and the 5 ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1W ago

Factoring and Multiples: Fun and Memorable Lessons and Activities

Creating magical activities for struggling math students is one of my favorite things to do. Teaching fun memory strategies, hooking techniques, color coded steps, drawing strategies, and co...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2W ago

Finding the Best College for Students with Learning Disabilities

Finding the best college is tricky for any student, but for those with learning disabilities (LDs) it can be an even bigger feat.  In fact, the perfect school is out there for practically an...
Learning Specialist Materials · 4W ago

Accommodating Students with Dyslexia: 12 Strategies for Success

Students with dyslexia or symptoms of dyslexia often struggle in school. It is not that they have limited abilities.  On the contrary, many have IQs in the above average or genius range. As ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

100+ Powerful Learning Specialist and Educational Therapy Materials

This week I wanted to tell you about my online store, Good Sensory Learning.  I’m Dr. Erica Warren, and I established this site so I could share all the materials that I have created over th...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

Powerful, Orton-Gillingham Friendly Games that Bring Delight to Learning

About 20 years ago, when I first began offering students one-to-one Orton Gillingham based reading remediation, I was having to bribe my students to read long lists of words, word parts, and...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

16 Ways to Make Lessons Memorable and So Much Fun

Making lessons both memorable and fun brings the magic into any classroom. Instead of looking to a room of passive, bored faces, you can transform your learners into active engaged participa...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

The Best Option: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts

Deciding on a post, high school, educational plan can be a challenging task. With the changing landscape of training and career options, traditional values and approaches may not be the best...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2M ago

Self Advocacy: 5 Reasons this Skill Should be Taught

Self advocacy is one of the most important skills struggling students can learn. Whether it is communicating with a teacher about a best learning approach, a needed testing modification, or ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2M ago

Games that Benefit the Brain

Here is an update on a prior post:Most kids love to play card and board games, but did you know that many offer benefits far beyond the obvious social gains. Many of these activities are act...