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NEW GUIDELINES, STANDARDIZED TEST ACCOMMODATIONS

Submitted by Janet Thibeau who works for Barlow Thibeau & Associates Education as a college consultant and educational advocate. She is the President- elect of MABIDA, the Massachusetts Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.   For years, students with disabilities have been … Continue reading

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LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD FOR KIDS WITH DYSLEXIA

Submitted by: Senator Barbara L’Italien, State Senator for Andover, Dracut, Lawrence, & Tewksbury Children with dyslexia often go without the essential support they need in order to succeed in our traditional public schools. Although research shows that when students with dyslexia get … Continue reading

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MAKING TIME TO CREATE CHANGE

MAKING TIME TO CREATE CHANGE – DECODING DYSLEXIA MA Submitted by: Nicole Mitsakis, Landmark Parent and DD-MA Co-Founder & Director of Operations  “You have to do the right thing… You may never know what results come from your action. But … Continue reading

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IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Submitted by: Mark Drago, faculty member at Landmark High School There is an old Staples back to school commercial where the dad skips down the aisle and his kids trudge behind him as the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time … Continue reading

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KEEPING MATHEMATICS ACCESSIBLE TO All STUDENTS

Submitted by: Mark Drago, faculty member at Landmark High School. Article as seen in Young Teachers Collective. I know this is an article about mathematics education, but let me start with a poem: Zimmer’s Head Thudding Against the Blackboard By Paul … Continue reading

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THE CONNECTION BETWEEN EXECUTIVE FUNCTION AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Submitted by: Linda Gross, M.A., CCC-SLP – Landmark High School Speech-Language Pathologist/Consultant and Landmark Outreach Program Adjunct Faculty Much has been written and discussed in recent years about Executive Function (EF) challenges faced by students diagnosed with a language-based learning … Continue reading

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MEDITATION IS HAPPENING IN SCHOOL

Submitted by: Amy Ballin, LICSW, PH.D. Landmark School In college, I first tried meditation with the hope that it would ease my stress. I went to a workshop and learned how to meditate.  It seemed easy enough.  I understood that all I … Continue reading

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