September 1, 2015

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 The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA, 2004) specifies eight areas that constitute a learning disability: oral expression, listeni...

September 1, 2015

Brought to you by Learning Disabilities Worldwide (LDW®) through the generosity of Saint Joseph's University.

            Research over the last 20 years about what and how children learn has consistently recognized the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL). SEL...

September 1, 2015

Brought to you by Learning Disabilities Worldwide (LDW®) through the generosity of Saint Joseph's University.


The ability to think mathematically is critical in this technologically advancing society. Integrating children’s literature into mathematics instruction is on...

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It is quite common that children with learning disabilities experience test anxiety that has an adverse effect on their academic performance.  What is less k...

January 2, 2015

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As parents and teachers, we see first hand the difficulty that our students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) experience with regard to academic tasks....

January 2, 2015

Brought to you by Learning Disabilities Worldwide (LDW®) through the generosity of Saint Joseph's University.


       "Mathematics" can be a polarizing word evoking numerous personal reactions at its mere mention. There are those who have facility with it and a positive...

September 2, 2014

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Behavioral problems often co-occur with academic difficulties (Todd, Horner, Sugai, & Colvin, 1999). Children with anti-social behaviors often experience a high...

September 2, 2014

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    To the doctor, the child is a typhoid patient; to the playground
           supervisor, a first baseman; to the teacher, a learner of arithmetic....

September 2, 2014

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"What is dyscalculia?" is a question that I pose to my preservice elementary teachers in my mathematics methods course at the start of every semester. This qu...

Brought to you by Learning Disabilities Worldwide (LDW®) through the generosity of Saint Joseph's University.

Learning requires the retention of material. Teachers spend a great deal of time preparing lesson plans and presenting them to teach students important informat...

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