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dhfl143 January 17, 2009


On a recent NCLD talks, conducted on 11/5/2008, Dr. Deschler recommended the use of "content enhancement" .  I did some...

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healthy11 January 18, 2009


Both links opened for me; thank you, dhfl143, for sharing these.

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beachcomber January 18, 2009


dhfl143: the links you supplied were really great, especially the ncld link pertaining to Executive function with which... More »

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jlmw62 January 16, 2009


Since our son is not only struggling in math, but failing so far the entire year AND the fact that I am constantly telling the IEP team about...

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dhfl143 January 17, 2009


I performed a search of the GS expert articles and thought you might be able to glean some insights from some of these... More »

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jlmw62 January 17, 2009


Thanks everyone for all the input! dhfl: it is organizational skills that are a huge problem and have been for years....homework... More »

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johnnysmom January 12, 2009


 Hi all, Is anyone willing to share their successful IEE request letter? I'm having an awful time writing this...  I have...

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michellea January 15, 2009


www.concordspedpac.org has great templates for letters. Look under the section "requesting and evaluation". Just... More »

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amzara January 16, 2009


Parents Helping Parents in the S.F. Bay Area has e-packets with sample letters and other resources. Visit and see... More »

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drjohnson January 7, 2009


Has anyone tried teaching a dyslexic how to speed read? I googled the subject and came up with a guy who promises the moon. Yeah right, and I...

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drjohnson January 11, 2009


msleslie: I hadn't found any particular system that I was interested in yet. I just decided to look into it when... More »

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msleslie January 16, 2009


It is often just as important to measure the students fluency rates of reading as it is grade level. For instance I had... More »

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Anonymous January 15, 2009


Our daughter has been diagnosed with dyslexia. We go to a special school that focuses on reading difficulties. We have been tested many times... More » 

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laura1967 January 15, 2009


Everyone deals with things their own way. She is helping and participating. It is probably best "to just leave it alone"... More »

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healthy11 January 15, 2009


You don't mention how old your daughter is, or how long ago the diagnosis was made...If your daughter is young, and the... More »

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sharie001 January 10, 2009


American Sign Language as a Foreign Language http://www.uvm.edu/~vlrs/doc/sign_language.htm   States’ Actions Many... More » 

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vacekd1001 January 13, 2009


sharie001 this is a goo point

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teachnmom January 15, 2009


Great resource, Sharie001, thank you. For many of our kids with language-based learning disabilities, this is option... More »

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vacekd1001 January 15, 2009


 Hi i, In one of my groups someone needs to know how to start the process of getting a 504 plan or an IEP.   Her...

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sharie001 January 15, 2009


How to request the district to evaluate (not screen) your child... sample letter and more http://community.greatschools.net/...

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healthy11 January 15, 2009


I want to comment that a person who has physical disabilities alone may not need to go through a comprehensive evaluation... More »

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dhfl143 January 13, 2009


In her home town paper this contestant is speculated to be among the top 50.  And she has dyslexia.  Her name is Kendall Beard. ...

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2kidss January 15, 2009


Thanks dhfl Wouldnt it be great if she won?? My dd is watching idol this year and it could be an inspiration... More »

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jlmw62 January 9, 2009


Tonight before our sons basketball game he was told by the coach that he will be ineligible to play basketball next week because of a failing...

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vacekd1001 January 14, 2009


When you go to the IEP have all the accommodations you want in writing and make sure it is all on the IEP before you sign.... More »

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sharie001 January 14, 2009


I have mixed feelings on what vacekd1001 said regarding extended time; while I believe that he should be granted extended... More »


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