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So far Cindy Lumpkin, The LD Coach has created 19 blog entries.

iPhones in the Classroom are Game Changers

Dyslexic Students Becoming Independent with Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and Mac Devices Imagine constantly being presented with the printed word and not able to read it. Imagine being in class listening to the teacher, actively participating in class discussions, but then the teacher hands out a worksheet that you can’t read. Imagine the frustration of knowing [...]

Have You Heard of People First Language?

What is People First Language? People First Language refers to the language our society uses to refer to people with disabilities. People First Language places emphasis where it should be, on the person and not the disability. People with disabilities, moreover our students with disabilities, are- first and foremost- people, who have individual abilities, likes, [...]

6 Tips for Students with Learning Disabilities Who Plan to Attend College

It’s that time of year again! Students everywhere, including students with Learning Disabilities, are gearing up to start another year of school. For many of these students, this will be their last year as high school students. It’s a year full of many emotions and uncertainty about their future. Homecoming, Homecoming Week, Prom, Senior Night, [...]

Robin Williams Passing Shouldn’t be in Vain

Remembering Robin Williams, a Great Icon Robin Williams, 1951-2014 (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) Like most of us, I was stunned to hear the news of beloved actor, Robin Williams untimely passing. It was a reminder to me that you never know what someone else is going through. From the outside, all looks [...]

The Other 335 Days of the Year: Autism Awareness

The month of April in general shines the spotlight on Autism, but what about the other 335 days of the year? Will teachers, parents, principals, doctors, politicians, and organizations continue to spread awareness about Autism? I sure hope so and this article is my way of keeping the blue light shining bright so that we [...]

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