Learning & School

students-with tablet Internet Safety Resource: NSTeens [web resource]

students-with tabletNetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. Read more ›

ParentsHelping Parents Helping Parents [web resource]

ParentsHelping(PHP) helps families who have children of any age with special needs.

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. Read more ›

CEC Logo Council for Exceptional Children [web resource]

CEC LogoThe Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. Read more ›

lda-logo-lg Learning Disabilities Association of America [web resource]

lda-logo-lgSince 1963, Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with  information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a network of resources. Read more ›

child reads NPR Series: Unlocking Dyslexia

child readsAs the most common learning disability in the U.S., dyslexia affects somewhere between 5 and 17 percent of the population. In a five-part special series, National Public Radio (NPR) explores dyslexia. Articles include a first-person account by an NPR reporter Read more ›

Community Ed Session Dyslexia and Learning Differences: Signs and Classroom Strategies [presentation]

In this class for educators, Lisa Parnello, MEd, DP and Sand Hill Teacher & Instructional Coach Valerie Stephens discuss learning differences (LD) and their signs, the social-emotional impacts of LD, and classroom strategies that work. Read more ›

understood-300x95 Understood — a Web Resource for Learning and Attention Issues [web resource]

understood-300x95Welcome to Understood.org, an online resource dedicated to helping the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues. Read more ›

Yale Center for Dyslexia The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity [web resource]

Yale Center for DyslexiaThe Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity conducts dyslexia research, and it is a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia.

The resources are organized by audience and topic, with sections for students (and adults) with dyslexia, for parents of children with dyslexia, and for educators.

You may wish to start with a few of these… Read more ›

Community Ed Session Executive Functioning: What It Is and How to Support It [presentation]

Executive functioning is the set of mental processes that allow us to be efficient learners, thinkers, and actors. Learn about the components of executive functioning, executive functioning deficits and the strategies that can be taught to help compensate for and work around executive dysfunction. Read more ›

Community Ed Session Demystifying the IEP Process [presentation]

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a plan that can help your child succeed in school. What are the key scores that impact scholastic competency? What should go on an IEP? Learn the answers to these questions and more in “Demystifying the IEP Process.” Read more ›