Wednesday, June 17, 2009

CEC SmartBrief article from: mskathy

Ms. Kathy thought you might be interested in checking out an excerpt from CEC SmartBrief.

This includes blind children with learning differences accompanying their blindness. I've seen "systems" ignore these differences in this same manner and the children are blamed year after year. Sometimes it's the same kids and sometimes it's different kids. This fall was an excellent example. Shame.

Teach the way kids learn rather than how you want them to learn!! Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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Children with learning disabilities are often not given adequate help
Children with learning disabilities may be unfairly labeled as lazy, writes Susan N. Schriber Orloff, an occupational therapist who works with such students. Students with such disabilities often fall through the cracks, going unnoticed until it's often too late to get them back on track, she writes. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (6/15)

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