Tag Archives: dyslexia

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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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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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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LEARNING WITH ADHD

  Submitted by: Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D – child and adult psychiatrist, author, speaker, and leading authority  in the field of ADHD. Founder of the Hallowell Centers in New York and Boston. Learning with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is … Continue reading

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DEBATE = EMPOWERMENT

Submitted by Caleb Koufman, faculty member at Landmark High School When most people imagine the extracurriculars offered at a school for students with language-based learning disabilities​, such as dyslexia​, debate club is usually not among them. Just like any presumptions … Continue reading

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