Great resource for special needs and English language learning learners: https://www.loc.gov/programs/national-library-service-for-the-blind-and-physically-handicapped/about-this-service/?cid=loc-ppc_s=facebook_c=offsite-2017_ag=student-nf_kw=student2
An important topic in today’s inclusive classrooms. Read more https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/students-with-learning-disabilities-can-learn-new-languages/3991760.html
Great tips and great use of technology in 5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences. Read more at https://educationblog.microsoft.com/2017/09/5-easy-adaptations-learners-extra-needs/#mhRvQoZLS1A96F21.99
Do you know how to accommodate your learners with dyslexia? Chances are you had, have, or will have someone with this challenge in your learner groups. Therefore, it is important to have some strategies ready to remove barriers to learning for your students. Find a good resource at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/09/04/ew-dyslexia-friendly-school/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec
What you can find in this link, excerpt:
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia. In order to create a learning environment that feels safe, comfortable and empowering for students, schools need to adhere to basic guiding principles. In “Creating a Dyslexia-Friendly School,” Terrie Noland, national director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally, presented on early intervention for dyslexic students, using the right AT (assistive technology) tools and accommodations for each learner, and creating environments in which students can thrive.
A presentation relevant to all English teachers. Find it here:
A full presentation here: https://www.slideshare.net/myouman/dyslexia-or-second-language-learning