There is a bright future for children with dyslexia who get the support they need early on. Among the skills and abilities often associated with dyslexia are three-dimensional spatial reasoning (necessary for architecture, engineering, science, etc.) and mechanical aptitude. Although… Read the rest
For kids with learning disabilities, being forced into a strict academic protocol often stifles motivation; in contrast encouraging them to follow their interests is likely to have the opposite effect, and can help them to become active learners. The student… Read the rest
By Ari Kalinowski
Many non-typical students have unique strengths that are ideally suited for the burgeoning technology job market. Consider the following examples.
Kids with ADHD tend to think outside the box, often making connections that others miss. They also… Read the rest
By Melissa Rey
As any student with dyslexia will tell you, the classroom often brings more frustration than fun. One of the best ways to help a dyslexic learner is to help her find opportunities for success outside of school.… Read the rest
By Susan Baum, Ph.D.
Students with learning disabilities who are also gifted have unique needs. These twice-exceptional (2e) kids understand far more than their mainstream peers, yet they may have trouble spelling simple words, tying their shoes, or remembering to… Read the rest