A new SAT in 2015….AGAIN??

    A new SAT in 2015….AGAIN??

    Posted on 14. Feb, 2014 by .

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    The SAT exam is being reconfigured yet again, but its purpose, other than filling the coffers of the College Board, is questionable.

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    Recognizing an emotional disorder when you have a learning disability

    Recognizing an emotional disorder when you have a learning disability

    Posted on 15. Nov, 2013 by .

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    The signs and symptoms of emotional disorders among college students with disabilities can be subtle, and some can easily be mistaken as LD or ADHD flare-ups

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    Learning Commas–   a FOOLPROOF approach for kids with LD

    Learning Commas– a FOOLPROOF approach for kids with LD

    Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by .

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    If you’re frustrated by the overuse (or LACK thereof) of commas in your child’s writing, you’ll want to read about this award-winning approach to comma usage that you can pass on to your child’s teacher. It’s guaranteed to make a huge improvement!

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    PARENTS: How to Raise a Successful College Student

    PARENTS: How to Raise a Successful College Student

    Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by .

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    Only a small percentage of students with special learning needs attend college, but parents have the opportunity to stack the odds in their child’s favor–increasing the chances of a college degree–with these suggestions.

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    Teens and Money – Uh-oh!

    Teens and Money – Uh-oh!

    Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by .

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    To protect their significant investments, parents need to prepare teens for the financial challenges that await in college.

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    Frustrated by teen comma usage??

    Frustrated by teen comma usage??

    Posted on 01. Jul, 2012 by .

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    Whether you’re a teacher or parent, I’m sure you suffer the same angst I do over the writing of today’s teens. It’s no exaggeration to say that the primary reason they insert a comma is because “that’s where you take a breath”. This article will change all that.

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    ENCOURAGE WRITING!

    ENCOURAGE WRITING!

    Posted on 23. Mar, 2012 by .

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    One thing that was apparent in my years as a Learning Specialist at a community college was a global lack of writing skills among the students. Mind you, I’m not just referring to those with learning disabilities here, but the student body at-large.

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    Special education students need additional help when plotting their college course

    Special education students need additional help when plotting their college course

    Posted on 17. Nov, 2011 by .

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    Students with learning disabilities can maximize their chances of college success if their high school teachers and counselors proactively prepare them for the challenges that lie ahead.

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