Informative ADD/ADHD webcasts
Dr. Levine's program, Schools Attuned, trains teachers how to tailor their
classrooms to different learning styles. (www.allkindsofminds.org)
CA Education Code Section 60852.3
The College board is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities receive appropriate accommodations on its tests. These tests are:
SAT Reasoning Test™ Advanced Placement Program® (AP) Exams PSAT/NMSQT
There are two SSD sections of collegeboard.com.
http://www.collegeboard.com/ssd contains a wealth of information for educators and
numerous downloadable forms. Another section provides helpful information for parents
A free service. Study almost anything using online flashcards. Create your own. Create or join study groups.
An online tutoring service.
Website includes numerous helpful resources
for the child with special needs - including overviews of various laws and numerous resources both at the federal and state level. (http://www.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/edpicks.jhtml?src=ln)
Homework Help - from the U.S. Department of Education
Download these free guides
SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT FOR THE LD CLASSROOM
AlphaSmart3000 (www.alphasmart.com) - Electronic keyboard with built-in files, display and dual platform computer & printer interface. Intelligent Peripherals (408) 252-9400 Franklin products (www.franklin.com) - Electronic spellers with speech output (Speaking homework Wiz; Speaking dictionary & thesaurus; Speaking Language Master)
Arkenstone - WYNN - Text to speech program with text highlighting (1-800-444-4443)
Specializes in Hardware and Software resources to provide access to educational materials for special needs learners. Our carefully chosen tools and technologies will help you give these students more successful learning experiences, improve their abilities and bring joy and satisfaction to their learning environment. Software includes:
Earobics - Auditory processing and phonics training program (www.earobics.com)
Provides technology to help struggling students learn to their fullest potential: serving students in PreK-8 who use assistive technology, have IEPs, have limited English proficiency, or need additional instructional support for any reason. Includes:
IntelliKeys - Open Up the World of Computer Access for Struggling Learners. Provides access for anyone with physical, visual, or cognitive disabilities who has difficulty using a standard keyboard. In combination with its many overlays, it is the most flexible alternative keyboard available, providing individualized support for young students, struggling learners, and ESL students. MathPad - Math program (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) which guides actions of re-grouping, cross-out, adding super-scripts
Word webbing, semantic organizer program with outline features
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (323) 664-5525
1430 "N" Street, Room 1205, Sacramento, CA 95814
Classroom Solutions for School Children with ADHD
There are some fairly simple steps that can be taken to help your child in the classroom.
This free chart from ADDitude magazine contains helpful suggestions regarding classroom setup, assignments, distractibility, behavior, organization/planning, restlessness and moods/socialization. A great resource to share
and discuss with your child’s teacher!
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