Accommodating the kinesthetic learner
For children with print-based reading disabilities, accessible formats provide alternate versions of print-based books that function in much the same way as a print-based textbook.Learn about the different kinds of accessible formats, including digital talking books, enlarged text, electronic publications, and more.In this edition of Growing Readers, you'll learn more about dysgraphia and how you can support your child's writing.
Whether your child has mild or severe Autism Spectrum Disorder, making reading a fun activity can help your child's learning and social skills.
Many learners with disabilities are visual learners and are best able to understand and remember content when they can see it represented in some way; in other words, they need to “see what we mean.” Three visual supports helpful for teaching and supporting literacy development are described here: picture books, graphic notes, and story kits.
Handwriting involves more than just making letters on a page — it requires strong fine motor and visual-motor skills.
Listening to audio books also gives kids the valuable and enjoyable experience of using their own imaginations to visualize the people and places they’re hearing about.
Here, you’ll find guidance on what to look for in choosing audio books as well as listening tips.
Learn about the seven features of "born accessible materials" and how to select these materials for your school and classroom.