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Four Important Signs That Your Child’s IEP Is Working @LDorg

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How do you know if your child with LD's Individualized Education Program, or IEP, is working? Here are four important signs that your child's IEP is on the right track.

Via Lou Salza
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Me quedo con 3 de ellas:

1. Ha sido revisado por todos los docentes y profesionales implicados en el caso

2.Tiene refuerzos conductuales si los necesita

3. Tiene acceso a soportes digitales y a materiales adaptados

4. Estas recibiendo informes que reportan la mejora continua periodicamente.

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Thank you NCLD!--LouExcerpt:"Here Are Four Important Signs That Your Child’s IEP Is WorkingYour child’s IEP has been reviewed by all teachers and related service providers.

All school personnel involved with your child’s education should be aware of and have access to your child’s IEP. This includes general education teachers, special education teachers, and any providers of related services such as speech/language. 

Everyone should be knowledgeable about your child’s learning disability and its impact on all aspects of learning and behavior. Everyone should be clear regarding any instructional support, accommodations, or other services that must be provided your child and the role each must play in making certain they are provided consistently.

Your child is receiving behavorial supports, if needed.

Every IEP must consider the student’s need for behavioral interventions if behavior impedes the student’s learning or that of others. If your child requires such support, the IEP should clearly spell out what interventions are required. All those involved in your child’s education should be aware of behavior challenges and how they are to be addressed.

Your child has access to assistive technology and accessible instructional materials.

Confirm that your child is being provided with any assistive technology (AT) and/or accessible instructional materials (AIM)listed in the IEP. This includes any training your child needs in order to use the AT or AIM, and any training you might need to assist your child. Simply asking your child about use of AT and AIM is a good way to determine if what’s been promised in the IEP is actually happening.

You are receiving regular progress reports from the school.

IDEA requires that parents be provided with regular reports of progress toward each of the annual goals in their child’s IEP. These progress reports must be provided as frequently as reports are provided for all students. 

Reports should involve objective measures—such as results gathered by curriculum-based measurement and standardized tests—and should not rely on any one single measure. A combination of measures will best document your child’s progress and show if the special services are meeting your child's needs. Teacher observation and teacher-given grades alone are not appropriate measures of student progress. .."

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Reading Comprehension Instruction for Students With Disabilities

Reading Comprehension Instruction for Students With Disabilities | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Improve reading comprehension skills problems - Research conducted suggests that children with reading difficulties are the result of broadly based language problems and not limited to simple difficulties with word recognition.
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Los niños con dificultades lectoras tienen problemas añadidos para llegar a la comprensión de los textos. Así se hace necesaria una intervención dirigida a dotarlos de estrategias de comprensión. Aunque estos programas son eficaces no son facilmente generalizables, por eso las investigaciones se interesan en la manera más efectiva de consegir esta generalización.

 

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Neurobiological Underpinnings of Math and Reading Learning Disabilities

Neurobiological Underpinnings of Math and Reading Learning Disabilities http://t.co/7jq50UdTpA #KVTC #articles
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Alguien puede acceder al articulo completo? Es frustrante!!!

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Window 3: VNG - TBI, Concussion and Brain Function Evaluation - Brain Centers NW

Window 3: VNG - TBI, Concussion and Brain Function Evaluation - Brain Centers NW | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
The eyes have been said to be “windows to the soul”. More importantly for us, they are a “window” (i.e. functional assessment tool) of brain function and balance centers of the nervous system.
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Herbs For ADHD

Herbs For ADHD | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Herbs For ADHD - detailed list with research, references and background info.
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Aunque no soy muy partidaria... Creo que segun el caso... será mejor la base de la herboristería que la química... Sin olvidar que, en un principio, ambas van de la mano :)...

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Area students experience disabilities - AberdeenNews.com

Area students experience disabilities - AberdeenNews.com | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Area students experience disabilities AberdeenNews.com For almost 20 years, the Aberdeen Mayor's Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities has hosted Barrier Awareness Day, so long that organizers are expecting to hear students talk about how...
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Una gran iniciativa en Abeerden... ¿Conoceus alguna más?

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BBC Two - Horizon, 2013-2014, Living with Autism

BBC Two - Horizon, 2013-2014, Living with Autism | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Professor Uta Frith shares the insight of her lifetime's study of autism.
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Horizon: Living with Autism, BBC2 - TV review - The Independent

Horizon: Living with Autism, BBC2 - TV review - The Independent | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
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Horizon: Living with Autism, BBC2 - TV review
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In 1708 the Scottish nobleman Hugh Blair was born in Borgue.
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Hoy en especial AUTISMO... Reconocimiento a Uta Frith y a todas las aportaciones hechas en este campo :)

 

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Dyslexic pupils not helped by reading method - The Independent

Dyslexic pupils not helped by reading method - The Independent | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
The Independent Dyslexic pupils not helped by reading method The Independent “Neither children who are fluent readers, nor those at risk of Special Learning Difficulties/dyslexia or other reading disabilities are likely to find a 'one size fits...
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Opiniones para todos los gustos!

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Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study - Huffington Post

Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study - Huffington Post | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study Huffington Post There is a myth that students with disabilities should not be allowed accommodations in gifted or AP classes because it gives them an edge on other students or is simply...
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Después del no child left behing y el RTI todavia parecen quedar casos sin detectar de los que perdemos el potencial... Intersante para reflexionar...

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Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's bri...
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Giro desde el IQ al EQ... Buenas razones

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Everyday Tips to Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills

Everyday Tips to Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Improving reading comprehension skills - Here are some simple activities you and your child can do together to build literacy skills.
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Simple y posiblemente efectivo :)

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Skills That Can Be Affected by Dyslexia

Skills That Can Be Affected by Dyslexia | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Find out how dyslexia affects different skills, including reading, writing, spelling, speech, learning and more. (National Center for Learning Disabilities
Some people think dyslexia only affects reading, but it can impact a...
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Paradigma del Modelo Educativo - Pensamiento Divergente - TDAH - YouTube

"Hay 3 tipos de personas en el mundo: los inamovibles, los movibles y los que se mueven" Estas son palabras de Benjamin Franklin, recitadas por Ken Robinson ...
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Por una reforma necesaria :)

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Autism at school: seven questions for parents

Autism at school: seven questions for parents | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Many children with autism find aspects of everyday life difficult, and school is no exception.
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No sólo para el autismo... Preguntad para hacerse ante cualquier intervención :)

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1 in 68 Children Now Has a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Why? - The Atlantic

1 in 68 Children Now Has a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Why? - The Atlantic | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
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Dr. Jose Cordero, the founding director of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities conveys this fervor.
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Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time - WRAL.com

Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time - WRAL.com | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time WRAL.com Terry Branstad signed a bill this week that effectively establishes a definition for the reading disability in Iowa code and offers support for teachers so they can better evaluate student...
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Unos padres organizados y preocupados que tienen su recompensa en Iowa... Sentando precedentes:)

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Antipsychotic drug use among ADHD-diagnosed foster care youth is increasing - EurekAlert (press release)

Antipsychotic drug use among ADHD-diagnosed foster care youth is increasing - EurekAlert (press release) | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Science Codex Antipsychotic drug use among ADHD-diagnosed foster care youth is increasing EurekAlert (press release) New Rochelle, NY, April 7, 2014—Antipsychotic medications are often used for unlabeled indications, such as treatment of children...
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The Promising Tools That Could Change How We Diagnose Autism - Huffington Post

The Promising Tools That Could Change How We Diagnose Autism - Huffington Post | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
The Promising Tools That Could Change How We Diagnose Autism
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As anyone who has struggled to get clear answers for their child knows, there is no single medical test to detect autism.
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Autism training video integration training autism learning Video

Autism training video integration training  autism learning Video | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Autism training video integration training http://t.co/gFQkheW6RC #australia #asd #disability #adhd
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Skills That Can Be Affected by Dyslexia

Skills That Can Be Affected by Dyslexia | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Find out how dyslexia affects different skills, including reading, writing, spelling, speech, learning and more.
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Javier Quintero: "Es vital detectar el TDAH a edades tempranas" | El Blog de Educación y TIC

Javier Quintero: "Es vital detectar el TDAH a edades tempranas" | El Blog de Educación y TIC | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Entrevista a Javier Quintero, psiquiatra y especialista en TDAH. Le encantaba la leche con galletas y odiaba el hígado encebollado.
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An Unexpected Discovery in the Brains of Autistic Children - Wired Science

An Unexpected Discovery in the Brains of Autistic Children - Wired Science | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Nobody knows what causes autism, a condition that varies so widely in severity that some people on the spectrum achieve enviable fame and success while others require lifelong assistance due to severe problems with communication, cognition, and...
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Effective Reading Instruction in the Classroom

Effective Reading Instruction in the Classroom | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
Effective reading instruction strategies - The following summary of effective reading instruction has been excerpted from a 64-page booklet, designed by teachers for teachers.
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Effectiveness of Treatment Approaches for Children and Adolescents with Reading Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Effectiveness of Treatment Approaches for Children and Adolescents with Reading Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials | Learning Disabilities | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Comparativa entre diferentes tratamientos para las dificultades de lectura.

 

"At the current state of knowledge, it is adequate to conclude that the systematic instruction of letter-sound-correspondences and decoding strategies, and the application of these skills in reading and writing activities, is the most effective method for improving literacy skills of children and adolescents with reading disabilities."

 

Resultando la combinación entre entrenamiento en conciencia fonológica y capacidad de decodificación cómo la más eficaz.

 

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