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Dyslexia - what is it? Fact sheet from the International Dyslexia Association.

Spelling for people with dyslexia - common problems and recommended solutions from the International Dyslexia Association.

Dysgraphia - is a disability that involves difficulty with writing. People with dysgraphia are intelligent and usually have no problem with spoken language. They usually have dyslexia as well, but not always. This page, also from the International Dyslexia Association provides information on what dysgraphia is and recommendations for teachers to assist students with writing difficulties.

Learning strategies for students with learning disabilities - this guide from the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities is a little technical for the average student or parent. For teachers and paraprofessionals in the schools, or for the parent who is very involved in his or her child's education, it does give explanations of some useful strategies LD students can use.

Study skills: A brief introduction, this article by Joan Sedita of Landmark School discusses note-taking, summarizing, organization and finding the main idea as study skills that need to be directly taught to students with learning disabilities.

Writing strategies: Toolkit for parents - this terrific article by Regina Richards describes the problems students with learning disabilities can experience in writing and steps teachers and parents can take to solve them.

Writing strategies: The reluctant writer - another practical article by Regina Richards on helping students with learning disabilities to write well. I particularly liked her visual organizer strategies, such as mind-mapping.




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