DLD had a wonderful time in Portland! Thank you to everyone who made this trip a success! We have shared a few highlights below. DLD Winter Executive Board Meeting: During our board meeting we spent the majority of our time working on DLD’s strategic plan! We were able to discuss our vision and action steps […]
Elizabeth Hughes, The Pennsylvania State University & Emily Solari, University of Virginia
Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) refers to a reciprocal peer tutoring routine intended to serve as supplemental instruction to support strong core curriculum. Guided by classroom teachers, PALS systematically incorporates cooperative learning, highly structured peer interactions, reinforcement of academic behaviors, and multiple opportunities to practice.
In collaboration with six partners, DLD is proud to announce the release of three new resources to improve the evaluation process for students with SLD. The resources in this series are titled “Principles for SLD Eligibility: Practice & Policy Considerations for States and School Districts.” The topics include: While each state has its own process […]
DLD sponsors special competitions for students to present their research during the DLD’s reception at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children. Initiated in 2006 by then student representative Catherine A. Griffith, these sessions have become a regular feature at DLD receptions. They provide an opportunity for students to present research to a large body […]
Call for a Special Series in Learning Disability Quarterly on Registered Reports This special series will focus on introducing the learning disability research community to a new way to publish, the registered report. Unlike regular empirical articles, registered reports go through peer review before the study is conducted or results of the research are known. […]
Thank you to all who made DLD@Night a success! This year DLD partnered with the Division for Teacher Education to provide a low-cost evening conference for practitioners on November 7th. Our amazing presenters who understand the idea of research-to-practice presented strands on early literacy, math instruction, writing instruction, and preparing to teach students with Dyslexia. […]
Benita Blachman, Ph.D., (Syracuse University) and Maria S. Murray, Ph.D., (State University of New York Oswego)
Teaching Tutorial #7, Decoding Instruction, prepared by Benita Blachman, Ph.D., (Syracuse University) and Maria S. Murray, Ph.D., (State University of New York Oswego) provides a guide to teaching fundamental skills in early reading. It provides an introduction and overview of evidence-based procedures from learning phoneme-grapheme associations through sounding out simple and multi-syllable words. This tutorial was published in […]
Beth Harn, Ph.D., University of Oregon & David Chard, Ph.D., Southern Methodist University
In Teaching Tutorial # 6, our experts are Beth Harn, Ph.D., University of Oregon & David Chard, Ph.D., Southern Methodist University This Teaching Tutorial offers: Online tutorial covering What is Repeated Reading? How do we Know Repeated Reading is Effective? When Should we Employ Repeated Reading? What Should Teachers Consider in Designing Repeated Reading Instruction? What Repeated Reading Strategies can Teachers use to Promote Fluency? How […]
Todd Busch of Minnesota State University & Erica Lembke of the University of Missouri
In Teaching Tutorial # 5, your experts are Todd Busch of Minnesota State University & Erica Lembke of the University of Missouri Teaching Tutorial offers: Online tutorial covering: What is Curriculum-based measurement in reading using a Maze procedure? How do we know that CBM Maze is effective? When should one use CBM Maze? What does one need to prepare to use CBM Maze? How […]
The organizations listed below provide information and services for students with disabilities and the professionals with whom they work. TeachingLD and the Division for Learning Disabilities do not necessarily endorse all the positions these organizations take, but we often collaborate with many of these organizations on projects and initiatives. > Learning Disabilities Learning Disabilities Association (LDA)LDA is […]
Is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD) the same as a learning disability?
Basics of LD: What types of assistance can a general educator get to help meet the needs of students with learning disabilities in the regular classroom?
What types of assistance can a general educator get to help meet the needs of students with learning disabilities in the regular classroom?