Resources and Recommendations
READING & WRITING Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, which result in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading. Students with dyslexia usually experience difficulties with other language skills such as spelling, writing, and pronouncing words. Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing abilities. It can manifest itself as difficulties with spelling, poor handwriting and trouble putting thoughts on paper. Learn more here
Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Dyslexia by Abigail Marshall
When Your Child Has...Dyslexia by Abigail Marshall
I Read It, But I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers by Cris Tovani
The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia, James Redford, Director
MATH DISABILITIES Dyscalculia is difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic, such as difficulty in understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, and learning facts in mathematics. It is generally seen as a specific developmental disorder.
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SOCIAL COMMUNICATION Children with Social Communication Disorder have difficulty with pragmatics—the unspoken, subtle rules of spoken language that allow people to connect. They don’t always understand the give-and-take of a conversation. Some of them monopolize conversations or interrupt a lot. Others hesitate to talk at all. Learn more here
Bend Your Brain Website of Alana Fichtelberg, MA CCC-SLP
Social Communication Disorder - What Is It? Child Mind Institute
Social Communication Disorders in School-Age Children
Thinking About You, Thinking About Me by Michelle Garcia Winner
You Are A Social Detective: Explaining Social Thinking to Kids by Michelle Garcia Winner
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