9 10, 2018

Good Homework Practices


The school year is under way and so are the homework assignments. All kids need homework support from their parents and teachers. Many children with disabilities, however, require additional assistance. Here is some advice from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to ensure that students and their parents are appropriately challenged and not too overwhelmed. […]

Good Homework Practices2018-10-09T16:09:53-05:00
11 09, 2018

How to Talk With Your Child’s Teacher About Too Much Homework


Does your child struggle with too much homework? Many schools follow the National Education Association (NEA) rule of 10 minutes of homework per day, per grade level. But it can take kids with learning and attention issues much longer than that to get through their daily assignments. So how do you talk to teachers about your child’s homework load? Here are some suggestions. […]

How to Talk With Your Child’s Teacher About Too Much Homework2018-09-11T12:23:10-05:00
22 08, 2018

5 Ways to Use Slow Processing Speed Accommodations at Home


Not all kids work at the same pace. As an educator, I’ve seen many kids with slow processing speed who are smart, but who struggle to keep up with the pace in the classroom. When these kids are at school, they are (or should be) given accommodations like extra time or pre-made notes to help them navigate their school day successfully. With all the pressures of parenting, however, it’s a different story at home. Parents often want kids to hurry up and finish their homework or chores so they can move on to the next activity on the to-do list. That’s [...]

5 Ways to Use Slow Processing Speed Accommodations at Home2018-08-22T16:26:55-05:00


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