Many learners with disabilities are visual learners and are best able to understand and remember content when they can see it represented in some way; in other words, they need to “see what we mean.” Three visual supports helpful for teaching and supporting literacy development are described here: picture books, graphic notes, and story kits.
Concrete suggestions for teachers who want to communicate well with all of their students, especially English language learners and students with learning disabilities.
About 10 million children have difficulties learning to read. The good news is that more than 90 percent of struggling readers can overcome their difficulties if they receive appropriate treatment at early ages.
Find out how to help students with executive functioning issues learn to manage their time, space, materials, and school work.