Month: April 2020

What COVID-19 Means for Students with Learning Differences

As school closures and schedule interruptions continue due to COVID-19, it is essential that we teach students how to adapt. Students are under high stress at the moment. They must rise to meet the new challenges of virtual school while seeing their social and extracurricular activities curtail. However, after working with middle and high school …

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Cognitive Flexibility: the key to student success

In this time of uncertainty, flexibility is crucial. Parents, educators, and students alike must adapt to a dynamic learning landscape. Many students, especially those with learning differences, struggle with flexible thinking. To improve this, parents and educators mustfind creative ways to inspire flexibility. The analogy I use to explain this to students is a construction …

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