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By: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) (2010)

By: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) (2010)

Get the basic facts about autism — what it is, common signs, and how schools can support students with autism. This overview also includes tips for parents and educators to help support children with autism.

By: Kristin Stanberry, Marshall H. Raskind (2009)

If your child has a learning disability, he or she may benefit from assistive technology tools that play to their strengths and work around their challenges.

By: LD OnLine (2008)
Learning disabilities (LD) come in several forms. Learn more about them, how they're identified, and what types of instruction support students with LD.

By: International Dyslexia Association (2007)
Do you think your child or student might have dyslexia? "Dyslexia Basics," a factsheet by International Dyslexia Association," tells you the definition, symptoms, causes and effects." Find out how to help.

By: Mary Ruth Coleman, Virginia Buysse, Jennifer Neitzel (2006)
Learn about an early intervening system being developed for young children, called Recognition and Response, designed to help parents and teachers respond to learning difficulties in young children who may be at risk for learning disabilities as early as possible, beginning at age 3 or 4, before they experience school failure and before they are referred for formal evaluation and possible placement in special education.

By: Sally E. Shaywitz (2004)
The specific signs of dyslexia, both weaknesses and strengths, vary widely. Problems with oral language, decoding, fluency, spelling, and handwriting are addressed, as well as strengths in higher order thinking skills.

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