Studying for the SAT is hard enough; for students with learning disabilities, test prep introduces a whole host of other challenges. We set out to find some of the best tweets that provide information and study ideas for students, parents, and tutors.
- ADDitude Mag offers helpful tips for those struggling with ADHD, and this exhaustive list of math-specific suggestions tops our list.
- This tweet from the Independent Educational Consultants Association links you to a 12-page resource! So helpful.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities has a whole swath of information about various learning disabilities, so we trust that they’ll offer effective tips to improve memory. 🙂
- A charity benefitting students with dyslexia, Dyslexia Action offers relevant insight in their Tech Thursdays segment.
- Specialized Prep is all about tailoring test prep for students with learning disabilities. Unsurprisingly, they also offer some invaluable advice about navigating college admissions.
- If anyone knows what advice to offer to dyslexic students starting college, it’s DyslexiaHelp at the University of Michigan. We’d also recommend checking out the Dyslexia success stories on their site!
- Everyday Health is a one stop information hub for all things health-related. Here, they offer some not-so-everyday tips for ADHD students.
- This awesome infographic from We Are Teachers is especially helpful for undiagnosed students.
- The Coffee Klatch is a “virtual cup of coffee for parents of special needs children.” They host a super informative blog radio show, too!
- This tweet from Ceedar Center, a resource that creates learning systems for teachers, will be especially interesting for educators.
- At Headstrong Nation, dyslexia’s not a disease, but a community. They also know how to point you towards interesting, classroom-relevant articles.
- HealthCentral is a great resource for up-to-date medical news. Here, get ideas that are perfect for summer.
The summer slide is even more apparent in kids w/ ADHD. Use these 18 tips to keep math skills sharp: http://t.co/I8LamqoYYl
— ADDitudeMag (@ADDitudeMag) July 16, 2014
— IECA (@IECA) July 14, 2014
Get strategies for strengthening working memory, key to helping them learn new concepts. http://t.co/jBURKX5ej8
— LD.org (@LDorg) June 12, 2014
Have you tried speed reading to increase your reading fluency? Check out today's Tech Thursday. http://t.co/3mbqKlZU4r
— Dyslexia Action (@DyslexiaAction) April 17, 2014
— SpecializedPrep.org (@SpecializedPrep) August 28, 2013
Will you be starting college next school year? Make sure you're prepared: http://t.co/r1AIf4Ct8p
— UM DyslexiaHelp (@dyslexiaumich) May 20, 2014
— Everyday Health (@adhdfacts) February 13, 2014
— WeAreTeachers (@WeAreTeachers) June 27, 2014
— Special Needs Radio (@TheCoffeeKlatch) July 12, 2014
— Ceedar Center (@CeedarCenter) April 8, 2014
— Headstrong Nation (@headstrongnatio) April 8, 2014
— HealthCentral (@healthcentral) July 6, 2014
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