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SLD Conversations final5 Questions About Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia,
Parents and educators may have different opinions about specific terms like dyslexia or more general terms like learning disabilities. Understanding these terms and agreeing on which to use can help prevent confusion and conflict. It can also lead to a shared understanding of a child’s needs.
Specific Learning Disabilities6/26/2017 12:41 PM
A Series of Guides for Parents, Professionals, and StudentsA Series of Guides for Parents, Professionals, and Students
Five publications have been developed for school administrators, educators, educational interpreters, students, and parents to support language access for deaf and hard of hearing children in general education settings. The publications were developed in collaboration with Dr. Brenda Schick and  Boys Town National Research Hospital and are based on the content of Dr. Schick's Classroom Interpreting website maintained by Boys Town National Research Hospital. If you would like to order print copies of the guides contact us at: infotogo@gallaudet.edu
Hearing Impairmenthttps://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc-center/our-resources/publications/classroom-interpreting-for-students-who-are-deaf-or-hard-of-hearing.html5/1/2019 3:31 PM
Alabama Head Injury FoundationAlabama Head Injury Foundation
Alabama Head Injury Foundation
Traumatic Brain Injuryhttp://www.ahif.org/11/25/2014 2:45 PM
Alabama Institute for the Deaf and BlindAlabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind
Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind
Deaf/Blindness, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairmenthttp://aidb.org/10/30/2014 2:27 PM
Alabama Licensure Board for Interpreters and Transliterators (ALBIT)Alabama Licensure Board for Interpreters and Transliterators (ALBIT)
Alabama Law concerning hiring certified/licensed interpreters.  Rosters of certified/licensed interpreters in the state of Alabama.
Hearing Impairmenthttp://www.albit.alabama.gov5/2/2019 7:40 AM
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Intellectual Disabilityhttps://aaidd.org/11/7/2016 10:29 AM
American Foundation for the BlindAmerican Foundation for the Blind
AFB CareerConnect� is a free resource for people who are blind or visually impaired to learn about the range and diversity of the jobs that are performed throughout the United States and Canada by adults who are blind or visually impaired
Visual Impairmenthttp://www.afb.org5/26/2020 1:13 PM
American Psychological Association-Children’s Mental HealthAmerican Psychological Association-Children�s Mental Health
American Psychological Association-Children�s Mental Health
Emotional Disabilityhttp://www.apa.org/pi/families/children-mental-health.aspx12/6/2016 7:44 AM
Described and Captioned Media ProgramDescribed and Captioned Media Program
Many Special Education teachers and school librarians in Alabama may not be aware of the Captioned Media Program offered by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the National Association of the Deaf. In Alabama, it's coordinated by the Alabama School for the Deaf Library and is available to people with hearing impairments or organizations that provide services to them
Deaf/Blindness, Hearing Impairmenthttp://www.dcmp.org/10/30/2014 2:44 PM
Differentiating ID and SLD - General DifficultyDifferentiating ID and SLD - General Difficulty
Differentiating ID and SLD - General Difficulty
Specific Learning Disabilities7/27/2017 2:25 PM
Dyslexia Resource GuideDyslexia Resource Guide
This document provides helpful information about the characteristics of dyslexia, as well as valuable resources and links
Specific Learning Disabilitieshttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/ari/Pages/dyslexia-all.aspx?navtext=Dyslexia11/7/2016 11:22 AM
Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)
Information for dates, times and locations of written and performance exams to become a certified/licensed interpreter in the state of Alabama.  Study guides for written test and practice videos available.
Hearing Impairmenthttp://www.classroominterpreting.org/home.asp12/1/2014 2:25 PM
Identification of Specific Learning DisabilityIdentification of Specific Learning Disability
Identification of Specific Learning Disability: Presented at MEGA 2014
Specific Learning Disabilitieshttps://www.alsde.edu/sec/ses/Presentations/IDofSLD%20MEGA%202014-compressed%20FINAL4CW%20SES.ppt11/25/2014 2:43 PM
National Institute of Mental HealthNational Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health
Emotional Disabilityhttps://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index.shtml12/6/2016 7:44 AM
OSEP Letter to Clarke regarding Missed ServicesOSEP Letter to Clarke regarding Missed Services
On January 12, 2016, OSEP reaffirmed its guidance to ASHA in this 3/8/07 letter which clarifies how to handle missed sessions due to the child�s absence from school, cancellation for a class or school activity, or the absence of the SLP from school.
Speech or Language Impairmenthttps://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/letters/2007-1/clarke030807disability1q2007.pdf2/6/2017 9:24 AM
OSEP-Posny SLI LetterOSEP-Posny SLI Letter
This OSEP letter provides guidance in the following three areas relative to Speech or Language Impairment:  first, determining �adversely affects educational performance� in relation to speech or language impairment; second, substitutes and/or make-up of missed therapy sessions; and third, continuum of services for speech or language services.
Speech or Language Impairmenthttps://stagewww.alsde.edu/sec/ses/Correspondence/OSEP-Posny-SLI%20Letter.pdf10/29/2014 10:53 AM
PSW Worksheet 2.2015Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses
Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses
Specific Learning Disabilities11/7/2016 10:40 AM
PSW Guidance 2.2015Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses Guidance
Patterns of Strengths and Weaknesses Guidance
Specific Learning Disabilities11/7/2016 10:40 AM
What a Specific Learning DisabilityWhat a Specific Learning Disability Is and What is Not
What a Specific Learning Disability Is and What is Not
Specific Learning Disabilities7/27/2017 2:15 PM
AAI Services Glenwood-Apr5_RGAlabama Autism Initiative for Services - Glenwood
Request for Services from Glenwood Inc.
Autism8/21/2018 2:49 PM
AAI Services-LearningT-Apr5_RGAlabama Autism Initiative Request for services-LearningTree
Form used to request for services from Learning Tree.
Autism8/21/2018 2:50 PM
Autism Internet ModulesAutism Internet Modules
AIM is designed to provide high-quality information and professional development for anyone who supports, instructs, works with, or lives with someone with autism.
Autismhttp://www.autisminternetmodules.org/1/5/2017 8:46 AM
Free Autism Spectrum Disorder TrainingFree Autism Spectrum Disorder Training
On-line Professional Development Courses on ASD
Autism1/5/2017 8:46 AM