• Asking Questions

    When reading non-fiction text, it is important to train your students to ask questions. It gets their brains thinking, actives background knowledge, and gives them a purpose for reading. But honestly, it isn’t a skill that comes naturally for so many of our students, especially those with reading disabilities. Reading requires our students to multitask. […]

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  • 6 Easy Strategies for Teaching Math to Students with Disabilities

    While all of our students don’t need ALL of these strategies, I’ve organized a lot of the things mentioned in this series of blog posts into six big categories. I hope that they’ll help you wrap your mind around SIMPLE things that you can do to help your students with some of their biggest learning […]

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  • Low Expressive & Receptive Scores: How to Help Your Students

    How do low scores in expressive and receptive language impact our students’ ability to do math? For a long time, I think I zoned out when the SLP was sharing the results of her scores on evaluations. But, not anymore! I’m see that these areas can impact a student’s ability to complete classroom tasks. Our […]

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  • Memory Difficulties: How to Help Students Conquer Them

    What is working memory? Working memory is the ability to hold information in the brain and do something with it. For example, this is the skill that is needed to help us remember a phone number that we heard on the radio and then dial it on our phone thirty seconds later. Causes for Poor […]

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  • Motor and Spatial Disabilities: How to Help Students Conquer Them

    What is a motor perceptual disability? Students with difficulty in this area have a hard time coordinating their eyes to their hand movements. They often have a hard time holding, moving, or using a crayon or pencil. They might may seem very uncoordinated. Below, you’ll find examples of things you might see students with motor […]

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