This diagram illustrates the steps in the Special Education process from Identification through IEP and the 3 Year Evaluation. It is a valuable document to print and keep with you in your child's notebook for each school meeting.

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The truth is, there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to discuss your child’s learning disability with them. But, make no mistake about it – regardless of the approach – it’s a talk you need to have.

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Audiobooks can help children become better readers and more effective learners. If your child is having trouble learning to read or is struggling to keep up with homework, audiobooks can be a powerful tool that can improve reading comprehension, boost confidence, save time on schoolwork and lead to better grades. Listen to an audiobook sample.

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Here you’ll learn the basics of assistive technology for reading and writing support. We’ll help you understand how to evaluate your child’s specific needs and how determine which tools might work best. We’ll teach you how to pick the right assistive technology and we’ll help you implement it into your child’s life.

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As a parent, being aware of and understanding how dyslexia impacts learning for your child is critical inside and outside of the school environment. Learn about dyslexia, the most common learning disability. What is the definition of dyslexia? What are the effects of the condition? What is the science behind dyslexia? What educational remediation work? What are effective accommodations and supports? ...

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Deborah Lynam shares her view of multisensory structured language instruction from years of working directly with her own children and the students she tutors.

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At Learning Ally, we provide audiobooks to those who have certified print disabilities like dyslexia or visual impairment. Until we have the verified documentation, you will only have limited access to our audiobooks.

In order to make sure you continue with uninterrupted service, make sure to upload your child's proof of eligibility as quickly as possible. In this step by step guide, along with the video below, we will walk you through the process for uploading your proof of eligibility documentation.

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Early identification is important. The sooner a child’s dyslexia is identified, the better the results will be. It’s important for parents to trust their observations and move forward in requesting a screening if needed. The following tip sheet is a useful tool to help you identify the potential indicators of dyslexia by grade level. Download a copy, check off the warning signs that apply to your child and share this information with your child’s teacher.

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Children with dyslexia can thrive when they are properly motivated. This dynamite, practical session offers proven strategies to unlock your child’s motivation. You’ll discover the new science of self-regulation and learn how to use these proven methods to inspire kids with learning disabilities. In this sanity-saving course, you’ll discover: • How to combat the fears that block learning.

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We are so happy you joined our Learning Ally community! You probably know about our human-narrated audiobooks, but we have recently expanded to offer many parent and student support services such as free webinars and community events. Check out the steps below to help you make the most of your new membership. Remember, we're always here for you.

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