Learning Disabilities

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 12 | File type : Video

In this installment of the diverse learners series, Becky gets into the complex world of autism—what it is, how it manifests, and how to address challenging behaviors caused by autism. Ultimately, B... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: ADHD

Contributors: Becky Bollinger | Length : 22 | File type : Video

ADHD is one of the more recognizable acronyms in the field of learning disabilities. It also tends to be misunderstood and misrepresented in popular discourse, used as often to joke about one's inabil... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Dyslexia

Contributors: Becky Bollinger | Length : 13 | File type : Video

The second of a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities, this video focuses on dyslexia. Becky explains what dyslexia is and is not, how it affects the ... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Part 1 of 5

Contributors: Becky Bollinger | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Classrooms are greenhouses, students are plants, and teachers are gardeners. This analogy introduces a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities. In this ... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners

Author: Becky Bollinger

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Classroom Accomodations: When And How?

Contributors: Becky Bollinger | Length : 103 | File type : Audio

As teachers, we can either accentuate our students’ learning and behavior needs or we can support and empower them to rise above their challenges. This breakout will explore a rationale for classroom... Read More

Trauma: What Has It Done To My Student’s Brain?

Contributors: Becky Sue Kreider | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Why can’t Johnny focus on his lessons? Why does he blow up in anger over minor provocations? In Part 1, we will explore how trauma alters brain development and chemistry. This topic is especially hel... Read More

Dyslexia: Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions

Contributors: Becky Bollinger | Length : 58 | File type : Audio

After de-bunking the common myths, this breakout will give an overview of dyslexia including early signs, school-age symptoms, and solutions. We will discuss effective academic interventions as well a... Read More

Trauma: How Can I Teach This Child?

Contributors: Becky Sue Kreider | Length : 67 | File type : Audio

Johnny shows no physical signs of developmental delay, but early trauma has a part to play in the missing pieces of his development. In Part 2, we want to discuss how we as teachers can help trauma ch... Read More

Dyslexia: Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Your Students

Contributors: Robert Heatwole | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

It seems there is something comforting about naming a problem. A doctor's diagnosis is somewhat consoling, even if the remedy may be difficult. Of course the best is when the doctor can prescribe a fe... Read More