Society in Calgary whose
goal is to assist those with Autism Spectrum to live meaningful
and purposeful lives in a community that values them.
Society for Treatment of Autism
registered charitable organization providing comprehensive treatment
and educational services for people with autism and related
disorders. STA offers quality support, consultation and educational
services for families and communities in Alberta.
A website with resources
on social skills and social thinking.
Guide is founded on the principles of early intervention
(identifying challenges early, intervening robustly, and using
evidence-based practices) and response to intervention (an ongoing
cycle of assessment, planning, intervening, and monitoring within a
continuum of supports, from school-wide to small group to individual
interventions) to help learners who are struggling. This guide
is intended as a starting point for teachers exploring what they
might do to support students with learning disabilities.
Common Techniques for Teaching Struggling Students
common techniques for teaching struggling students.
Strategies: What works best
Strategies: What Works Best.
is site with a variety resources to assist teachers with tasks that
work for all children on a variety of issues they see in the
Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
continues to confirm that we can teach students with learning
disabilities to “learn how to learn.” We can put them into a
position to compete and hold their own. This site offers
strategies and ideas for support.
Reading Interventions for Kids with Learning Disabilities
site offers practical tips for using the research findings to "size
up" or create a particular reading program for children with
Supports - Alberta Education
website gives background information and terminology that will help
educators understand the current diagnostic definition of FASD (Fetal
Alcohol Spectrum Disorder). Key considerations for planning effective
education programs, suggestions for how to build a positive classroom
climate and maintain a supportive learning environment, AND
strategies related to specific areas of developmental functioning.
Overarching strategies on how to structure the learning environment,
develop effective routines, build skills for whole class instruction,
teach social and adaptive skills, and help students generalize new
skills and concepts as well.
Supports - Alberta Education
resource addresses a range of issues related to providing educational
programs for children with autism spectrum disorders including:
suggestions for modifying the environment, instructional strategies,
strategies to support inclusion, suggestions for developing
collaborative relationships with parents, and processes for managing
behaviour, along with basic information on autism spectrum disorders.
Alternative Teaching Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
Suspecting a student with Learning Disabilities? This site offers some strategies in a variety of subjects to try in your classroom from Language Arts to Mathematics to proofreading, note taking and test taking.
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