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Free Homeschool Curriculum for Learning Disabilities

Do you need Free Homeschooling Curriculum learning disabilities? I’ve listed several high-quality, free online learning programs. These programs can be used as free homeschool curriculum for learning disabilities. They’re ideal for kids with ADHD, dyslexia, or dysgraphia because they’re interactive and have an audio component that accommodates for weak reading skills. I have several categories of programs listed. Therefore, scrolling down all the way to the bottom will give you the most choices. Scrolling to the bottom is most important if you’re looking for a specific type of curriculum for your child. The programs I’ve listed below are suited for […]

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Boulware-Gooden, R., Dahlgreen, M. and Joshi, R. M., (2002). Teaching Reading in an Inner City School through Multisensory Teaching Approach. International Dyslexia Association, Annuls of Dyslexia, Vol. 52, pp 229-239. Dahl, J., (2005). Choices foster online success for students with learning disabilities. Distance Education Report: Access. Retrieved August 17, 2006 from Dalton, R. W. and Farmer, K. A. (2002). Using Multimedia Resources in Teaching the Bible. United Theological Seminary, Teaching The Bible Today, Interpretation, pp 387-397. Dunn, Thies, & Honigsfeld, (2001). Assessments: The Dunn and Dunn Learning-Styles Model. Downloaded from on 26 September 2006. Farkus, R. D. (2003). […]

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Multisensory Integration & Resources for Multisensory Instruction

Multisensory Integration Across All Subjects For Better Learning Do you feel more knowledgeable about multisensory instruction now that you’ve completed the tutorial? If you feel like you’ve missed something, it might help to explore links out of the tutorial. You may want to go back to pages of interest and check out specific aids for different curricula. You may find it helpful to check out multisensory integration teaching resources for math, science, social studies, etc. If you’d like more multisensory integration information, you might find this book of use. It’s particularly helpful if you are teaching a child who has […]

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Multisensory Teaching Approach : Pulling it all together..

Now that you’ve been through the tutorial and learned about the multisensory teaching approach including: What multisensory teaching is. Research supporting the use of a multisensory teaching approach . How to teach in a multisensory manner., About auditory, visual, kinesthetic, and tactile learning styles. How to find out your child’s learning style. About Environmental, Emotional, Physiological, Psychological, and Sociological learning preferences. How to create and adapt lessons to a multisensory teaching approach . And You’ve been given lists of ideas for multisensory teaching. You are armed with training and ready to explore using the multisensory teaching approach with your child! […]

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Types of Learning Styles for Your Child's BEST Learning

Use One or More Types of Learning Styles to Identify Your Child’s Learning Needs The most common learning styles model is the Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, and Tactile model, or VAKT Learning Styles model. Other learning styles models explore additional learner preferences or dimensions. These other Types of Learning Styles can be valuable for refining your teaching skills and optimizing your child’s learning. Other Types of Learning Styles : The Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles Inventory The Dunn and Dunn learning styles inventory considers a person’s environmental, emotional, physiological, psychological, and social preferences. The Dunn and Dunn Types of Learning Styles […]

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Multisensory Social Studies Instruction

Do you have great ideas for teaching your child social studies in a fun, hands-on way?  See if these options give you any ideas to help social studies ‘stick’ in your child’s mind:Most Social Studies curriculum is text-based. Visually-rich pictorial accounts of events in books can help visual learners process text more effectively. It is important to use maps as visuals for geography. Showing maps simultaneously, while teaching about countries, helps reinforce locations, geographical features, and important characteristics of each country. Multi-media presentations provide simultaneous visual and auditory input. There are a large number of history videos available through PBS, […]

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Multisensory Science Instruction

Does your child excel with science?  Many learning abled kids DO! Science is one of the easiest subjects to teach in a multisensory, hands-on way. Science by nature is hands-on and visual which makes it easy to teach in a multisensory manner. “A growing body of research evidence suggests free-choice learning contributes greatly to public understanding of science in America” (Kola-Olusanya, 2005). Free-choice learning opportunities improve a student’s level of interest in learning. If your child is provided “multiple ways of achieving the same competencies.. students can choose the one they’re best at” (Dahl, 2005). In other words, if content is […]

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Multisensory Math Instruction for Kids with Learning Disabilities

Multisensory Math Instruction for kids with learning disabilities can make learning math possible. Have you considered multisensory math for teaching your child? Using Multisensory Teaching to teach your child Math concepts through auditory, visual, and hands-on learning is proven by research to improve learning. This is particularly true for children with math-based learning disabilities like dyscalculia. Almost all programs teaching math for kids are text-based, auditory style programs. Remember, reading is an auditory activity, not a visual activity because reading involves words processed as language. Reading is not visual image processing. Some programs teaching math for kids appeal to visual learners. They […]