Practical, informative resources, tips, tools, and strategies for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities written by experts in the fields of Learning, Learning Disabilities, Social & Emotional Topics, College Prep, and Teaching.

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LATEST POSTS

 
black lives matter protest
Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020
By Ariel Martin-Cone Members of the Landmark High School administration crafted a thoughtful and meaningful explanation of the Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter movements for the student body. The article provides clarifying examples that...
elementary students meditating
Posted on Monday, September 14, 2020
This is the second post in a five-part series about students, stress, and anxiety. The first article is an overview of anxiety, the third discusses how a student learned to manage her anxiety, the fourth explores how mindfulness can reduce anxiety...
girl raising hand remote class
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2020
By Stacey Sargent and Robert Kahn Mid-March of 2020 thrust all of us into a brave new world, and parents, students, educators, and administrators worked hard to bring their expertise and experience along for the ride!  Ultimately, June arrived...

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LEARNING

 
boy at desk
Posted by By J. Birch on Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Technology has become an increasingly essential part of modern education. With the Covid-19 pandemic that has prompted widespread remote learning, it seems more likely than ever that the digital age will bring in a new era of education, one that...
2019-2020 student advocates
Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2020
There’s no doubt that having a language-based learning disability (LBLD), such as dyslexia, affects students in the classroom. They may struggle with listening, speaking, reading, or writing; managing time, materials, or information; or self-...
female Landmark Middle School student
Posted on Friday, November 15, 2019
By Adam Craig and Kristine Burgess, contributor “The greatest teacher, failure is.” (Yoda, The Last Jedi) Wise words when developing skills to become a Jedi Knight, a successful high school student, or a master of virtually any skill in the...

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LEARNING DISABILITIES

 
Posted by By Anne Bellefeuille, Ph.D. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  If a child is struggling at school and parents or teachers suspect that the student has a language-based learning disability (LBLD), parents should consider either psychoeducational testing or neuropsychological testing for the student. The...
men and women sitting at table meeting
Posted by By Amanda Morin on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
This resource originally appeared on Understood.org. Reprinted courtesy of Understood.org ©2018. Understood, LLC. All rights reserved. This is one of four posts about navigating the IEP process. Read the other articles: 5 Important Things to Do...
mom dad son talking
Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Landmark360.org curated several articles from Understood.org that help parents navigate the often confusing, frustrating, and painstaking process of developing, implementing, and monitoring a child's IEP. Thank you to Understood.org for sharing...

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SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL
TOPICS

 
mother with daughter upset bullying
Posted by By Elizabeth Englander, PhD on Friday, April 26, 2019
This is the second post in a three-part series about bullying. The first article defines bullying and the third discusses the legal implications when a student is accused of bullying. If you were to pick up an advice column about recognizing the...
girls laughing at others
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019
This is the first post in a three-part series about bullying. The second article outlines the warning signs of bullying and the third discusses the legal implications when a student is accused of bullying. By Erin Herzeelle Over the past several...
student struggling with homework at table with mother
Posted on Monday, March 25, 2019
By Helene Dionne, Ph.D., and Laura Polvinen, LICSW "I tried very hard to be normal…I tried to hide as much as I could…You think you go day by day…but…it’s like every day is a full lifetime. And it’s like, 'Oh my god! I have to get through this......

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COLLEGE PREP

 
college-services student teacher
Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018
Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  Most colleges have a support service office to help students with learning disabilities access the resources they need to succeed. The...
support-services
Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018
Read more posts about Navigating the College Admissions Process for Students with Learning Disabilities.  Making the leap from high school to college can be overwhelming for students. The transition can be easier if they know what to expect in...
books college university
Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018
Applying to college can be a stressful, time-consuming journey for students and their families that requires travel, hours of research and essay writing, gathering transcripts, recommendations, and other documentation, and filling out forms and...

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TEACHING

 
Materials for school
Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018
This is the second post in a five-part series about Executive Function. Each post includes downloadable templates to use at home and in the classroom. The first article is about managing time, the third addresses managing information, the fourth...
Executive Function time management clock
Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
This is the first post in a five-part series about Executive Function. Each post includes downloadable templates to use at home and in the classroom. The second article is about managing materials. The third addresses managing information, the...
Executive Function Backpack calendar watch
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2018
Executive function deficits are very common among young people, especially those with ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning differences. These challenges show up as weaknesses in getting and staying organized, managing time, planning and prioritizing...

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