Universal Design for English Learning Differentiation

04/04/2018

Universal Design is a great way to approach differentiation for learners with various needs. The website http://www.cast.org/ offers resources for each situation. Find more info on UDL and ESL in Why UDL Matters for English Language Learners at https://www.languagemagazine.com/2018/03/09/why-udl-matters-for-english-language-learners/

 

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Special Education and ELLs: Policy and Guidelines

25/03/2018

A much-needed update for educators at http://www.colorincolorado.org/school-support/special-education-and-english-language-learners/special-education-and-ells-policy-and


Being Bilingual May Be A Plus For Kids With Autism

17/02/2018

A new reason to encourage families with children on the autism spectrum to maintain their heritage language(s) is that bilingual children on the spectrum perform better in tasks, according to a study. Find the info at https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/01/16/being-bilingual-plus-autism/24597/


Resources for Teaching English Learners With Dyslexia

04/11/2017


English Talking Books Resource Site

30/10/2017

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


Students with Learning Disabilities Can Learn New Languages

12/10/2017

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


Easy Lesson Differentiation

02/10/2017

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

 


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