The answer is yes! Be sure to always have readers follow along in the text as they listen to audiobooks, though. While accommodating with audiobooks, continue to use multi-sensory, language-based interventions to address the underlying challenges related to dyslexia. Also, remember that many students with dyslexia are very creative and have spatial awareness and “big picture thinking” strengths that can be better utilized to make learning easier.
13 Reasons Why – Guidance for Educators about Suicide PreventionApril 25, 2017
A lot of people have been talking about 13 Reasons Why, a book and now a Netflix Series about a teen girl who dies by suicide. There is a lot of controversy about this, and we advise reading these guidelines to be better informed. This contains great resources about suicide, even if you’re not watching …
Book Series Stars a Girl with AutismApril 25, 2017
This local mother turned social stories about her daughter with autism into a series of books that you might find helpful. Bonus: a portion of the proceeds go towards special needs programs at local schools! Read the whole story here.
Teacher Encourages Work-Life BalanceApril 25, 2017
What a great idea! Here’s hoping that any assigned homework has long been done and you all had a relaxing Sunday. Read more about the assignment and its full story here.