Steel Valley uses ‘Apps’ to provide communication tool for learning disabled students

A speech therapist in the Steel Valley School District says iPads are helping students with learning disabilities.“It’s working for us,” said therapist Kristie Spotti, referring to the four iPads she purchased through a $2,500 Great Ideas Grant from the Consortium for Public Education last spring. She uses the tablet computers with the 60 students she… Read More Steel Valley uses ‘Apps’ to provide communication tool for learning disabled students

Eye-to-Eye mentorship program helps learning disabled students

The three kids shifted their weight around in their chairs and were attentive to every noise resounding in the lobby of the West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School. One was dyslexic and two others suffered from ADHD.The space was filled with brightly colored pictures, pipe cleaners and foam letters, transforming the space into a bright patch… Read More Eye-to-Eye mentorship program helps learning disabled students

Club on SE offers support to learning-disabled students

A support group for students with learning disorders now exists on SE Campus.Learning Differently, the brainchild of SE student Allison Hebron, was officially recognized as a club during the fall semester.“The learning-disabled don’t have as much of a support group as other people,” she said.Hebron, who has dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, said her… Read More Club on SE offers support to learning-disabled students