Posts Tagged: Noodle article

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Supports & Technology Tools

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are surrounded by a lot of questions – from parents and educators alike. I spent several years working with students with a range of skills, but they all progressed, so I know that all kids can. One major obstacle is parents not knowing what information to believe, what to advocate for, and… Read more »

Strengths of People with Learning Disabilities

I’m so proud of my article on about strengths of people with Learning Disabilities. I had excellent editors, and it’s certainly more comprehensive than the nugget it started from (on this site). Read it, share it, upvote it, comment on it, whatever you do, remember it as you work with students with learning disabilities.

More articles on

When it rains, it pours! Here are my latest articles about Learning Differences & Reading on They cover a range of topics, so there should be something for everyone… 7 Best Ways to Help your Kids Learn to Read: an article about reading comprehension strategies Transitioning from High School to College: What Students with… Read more »

Reading and Writing Milestones (article on

As you can see, I have been busy! This is my latest article on, which looks at typical reading and writing development, or Reading and Writing Milestones. It highlights what children should be learning, and when. Though less specific than the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the goals do align with the Foundational, Reading, and… Read more »

Learning Disability or Learning Difference? An Article on

Here’s a topic I have chatted about a lot with colleagues, parents, and friends. Is it a Learning Disability or Learning Difference? What’s the appropriate terminology, and when? I have read several reputable sites (included in the Sources for the article) that argue for the continued use of “Learning Disability” to reduce stigma, and to reduce… Read more »

Top 5 Myths about Dyslexia: Busted! An article on

I am thrilled to announce my latest article on, entitled “5 Myths About Dyslexia: Busted.” It lists common beliefs about dyslexia, then corrects those illusions with the most current research about reading. Some of the language is a little fancy, but it is intended for teachers, parents, and even high school students. Click through the sources to read more… Read more »

A Parent’s Guide to Educational Apps

Over the coming weeks, I’ll be writing up Top Ten Lists of my favorite apps. In the meantime, here are tips for parents & educators about how to rate apps for their educational value. Happy app-ing!  

A Parent Guide for Inclusion

Check out my article about the inclusion- special education continuum at Noodle. It’s a complex issue, so (research-validated) comments welcome!