Special Education; Parental Rights under IDEA; Services for Preschoolers; Evaluating Children; IEP; Placement Issues; Effective Practices in Classroom; Supports, Modifications, & Accommodations for Students, more.
Generally, when students with disabilities participate in the general education curriculum, they are expected to complete homework along with their peers. But, just as students with disabilities may need instructional accommodations in the classroom, they may also need homework accommodations.
Can be filled out as an educator, professional, parent, adult. The following checklist is designed as a helpful guide and not as a tool to pinpoint specific learning disabilities. The more characteristics you check, the more likely that the individual described is at risk for (or shows signs of) learning disabilities. When filling out this form, think about the person's behavior over at least the past six months. And when you're done, don't wait to seek assistance from school personnel or other professionals.
Commercial site with AT devices and reading programs that include book, online book, online audio, and CD format for a 2/3 readability level but on higher level classes--Shakespeare, Tuskegee Airmen, for example.
From NCLD. Study skills for teens; Homework 101; How older kids can improve their writing skills; New Assessment Option for Students with Disabilities under NCLB; Helping Your Child Learn to Read: Preschool to Grade 3; Implications of High-Stakes Testing for Students with LD; Tips for Teens on Getting Organized; Helping Students with LD Pass High-Stakes Tests; Homework Tips for Parents; Homework: For Better or For Worse; Children with Reading Problems in Middle and High School; Becoming a Strategic Learner; Promoting Family Literacy: Raising Ready Readers; Building Literacy Every Day; Improving Teens' Reading Speed and Comprehension; The ABCs of Organization; Getting the Most Out of Picture Books; Quality Television Shows that Focus on Early Literacy; and More!