Tag Archives: school

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For A Special Education Student

In a ground-breaking decision the Supreme Court last week ruled that school districts must give students with disabilities an opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” academic progress. For …

Government Says R-t-I Doesn’t Work

A  government-funded research study released this month shows that public schools providing “intense reading intervention services” in a Response-to-Intervention (R-t-I) model often fail to improve …

Top 10 School Frustrations for Dyslexic Children

The beginning of the school year is a busy time for families of school-aged kids but it also comes with a lot of frustration for …

The Limits of Reading Accommodations

A Story About Reading Accommodations One day, a bit more than a month after we’d started therapy, I noticed that one of my clients started …

January 19, 2012 in Blog Posts, Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 28: The Learning Disabilities Mess

In Broadcast #28, Professor Ruth Colker of Ohio State University discussed the use of the term “learning disability” and how it impacts struggling readers and …