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National Center for Learning Disabilities

Here are give questions parents and educators can ask to clarify the terms: dyslexia, learning disabilities, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia.

Topic: Dyslexia, Reading Disabilities

Understood.org

Learn how to build self-advocacy skills to help you get what they need. Rehearsing common situations can help you know where to start.

Topic: Advocacy

The Search Institute

Shifts that successful schools, organizations, and coalitions are making to develop key character strengthens in youth.

Topic: Partnerships

Understood

Use these seven tips to help improve your child's reading comprehension.

Topic: Comprehension

Education Endowment Foundation

Shared reading is a great way to develop children‰ÛȘs language and communication and to boost their reading skills. Regular reading routines can offer lots of opportunities for learning during school closures.

Topic: Comprehension

Education Endowment Foundation

Shared reading is a great way to develop children‰ÛȘs language and communication and to boost their reading skills. Regular reading routines can offer lots of opportunities for learning during school closures.

Topic: Comprehension

Understood

Talking to your child's teacher about dyslexia is important. Here are eight tips to help you have productive conversations.

Topic: Reading Disabilities, Dyslexia

Partnership for Reading

This booklet describes activities that parents can do with their children to improve reading skills at specific ages from birth through Preschool.

Topic: Phonemic Awareness, Language Development

Partnership for Reading

This booklet describes activities that parents can do with their children to improve reading skills at specific ages from kindergarten through third grade.

Topic: Beginning Reading

Doing What Works

In this interview, Dr. Curtis describes what good vocabulary instruction would look like in a classroom. She addresses the need for explicit instruction and multiple practice opportunities in a variety of contexts.

Topic: Vocabulary

Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review (PEER)

This report describes findings from an evaluation of Mississippi's dyslexia pilot programs.

Topic: Dyslexia

The Center on Instruction

This guide provides detailed recommendations for implementing an assessment system from practical experiences in helping many school leaders implement successful plans.

Topic: Assessments, Screening

National Center for Learning Disabilities

This guide provides an overview of the basic components of RTI, includes questions parents may want to ask their child's school regarding how they can get involved in the RTI process, and addresses the relation of RTI to the special education process.

Topic: Identification, Interventions, Advocacy

REL-SE

This guide provides you with information on how to support families as they practice foundational reading skills at home.

Topic: Partnerships

Doing What Works

Dr. Nell Duke describes the "gradual release of responsibility" instructional approach to reading instruction, which involves explicit modeling and opportunities for guided practice leading to students' independent use of a particular skill or strategy.

Topic: Comprehension

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