Learning Disabilities

Speech Therapy Games and Activities

This week we are talking about resources for doing speech therapy at home. I am exploring the different speech therapy resources available to help my son Malachi. We have also talked about iPad apps for speech therapy and printables for speech therapy. My kids love it when I play games and activities with them. I love it when I can sneak a learning activity in without them realizing that they are “doing school.” I found some great ideas for speech and languages games and activities on these sites: Articulation Games (excellent activity ideas here) Materials To Adapt For Speech Therapy (huge list) …

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When Speech Hinders Reading – Resources To Check Out

Malachi is our 8 year old. He is still struggling to learn how to read. We have tried all kinds of resources, but I am really starting to think that his speech is part of what is hindering his ability to learn to read. He is starting to pick up on the reading, but he is making very slow progress. Now it is time to start looking into resources that we can use to create a speech therapy program at home. I started researching and brainstorming and I found a list of products to research and some catalog companies to …

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Lapbooking And Special Needs

Way back when we had preschoolers before, we explored lapbooks and had loads of fun. Now that we have preschoolers again, I started exploring lapbooks again recently and decided to give it a try with all the kids. (More on those lapbooks in another post). I had been wanting to explore things that would be more fun and incorporate the different learning styles of all the kids. I thought the big kids might be ready for notebooking, but there is still too much writing, so I opted to try the lapbooks again. My kids absorb information from videos, books, and through …

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Special Needs At Our House

I recently read this article about dysgraphia. In the past I wrote a list of resources about dysgraphia and I wrote about our struggles with writing and how I thought that Moses might have dysgraphia. The article that I mentioned earlier about dysgraphia has been up in the tabs of my browser for several days now. I have read it over and over. What I love most are the “Real World” helps that Kim suggests. She has some really great ideas. While we have tried some of the ideas in the past, there were many new ideas that I am eager to give a …

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This week’s topic is Dysgraphia. I stumbled upon an article recently that led me to the suspicion that one of my son’s has Dysgraphia, so I have been doing some research to find out more information. Here are some of the resources that I found: Dysgraphia (excellent article) Dysgraphia Dysgraphia Facts Dysgraphia Symptoms Dysgraphia Diagnose and Treat Dysgraphia Dysgraphia Accommodations and Modifications for Students with Handwriting Problems and/or Dysgraphia Homeschooling a Child With Dysgraphia Do you have any resources or experience with Dysgraphia to share with me?

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