Professional Developers

The Neurobiology of Reading and Dyslexia

2007
This article summarizes the research in the area of dyslexia (the most common type of LD) in a very user-friendly manner. It emphasizes the need for appropriate and effective accommodations for...
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Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This guide aims to help youth service professionals better understand issues related to learning disabilities so they can help youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities develop...
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Illuminating Understanding: Performance Assessment in Mathematics

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2002
This article describes what performance assessment is in the context of teaching math to adult learners.
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Techniques for Teaching Beginning-Level Reading to Adults

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2001
This is a curriculum for those teaching low-level reading to adult learners. 
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

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2001
The authors describe the concept of number sense as an important component in the teaching of mathematics, and discuss relevant research from cognitive science, that can lead to more effective...
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Making Universal Design a Reality

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2007
This article reports on a project at Renton Technical College in Washington State with a goal to provide a complete LD service system that creates a learner-friendly environment for students with...
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Getting Started with Assistive Technology

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2007
This article gives an overview of the most common categories of assistive technology (AT) that support literacy and language development.
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Graphic Organizers with UDL

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2003
This paper discusses the research evidence for the effectiveness of graphic organizers.
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Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP)

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2009

Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP) provides research-based assessment strategies to improve reading instruction for Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Adult Secondary Education (ASE)...

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Guidance and Career Counselors’ Toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options

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2006
This toolkit is intended to help guidance and career counselors to better assist high school students with disabilities to transition into postsecondary education and employment. 
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State Staff
Teachers
Learners
Parents
Family Members
Counselors
Mentors
Advisors
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