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    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by aeh @ Today at 08:05 AM

    So the phonics work at Sylvan probably helped a bit with reading, but wouldn't have as much impact on spelling, if he truly has difficulties with segmenting sounds. (And it's a little bit of a brute force method that doesn't necessarily address the
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    Jump to new posts Re: ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by Aufilia @ Yesterday at 04:14 PM

    Our school does not have a reading specialist, and I'm not sure they even have an OG curriculum they use. They were hell and a half last year for a family I know whose kid legitimately reads way below grade level and really needs lot of resources ASA
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    Jump to new posts Re: ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by aeh @ Yesterday at 02:24 PM

    A suggestion I've made in similar cases is to work primarily on the segmentation skills. You could also, without a lot of difficulty or expense, use All About Reading/All About Spelling for scripted home-based OG instruction (my inclination would be
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    Jump to new posts Re: Anyone interested in an Art/Math class? by ajinlove @ Yesterday at 02:24 PM

    Thanks for sharing the information. It looks like there are many interesting classes there. My DS9 may be interested in taking the class. I'll check with him and see if we can make it for that particular class.
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    Jump to new posts Re: ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by Aufilia @ Yesterday at 10:55 AM

    Thanks, aeh. I feel better with a second opion on the accuracy of the origianl DX and MY years-old feeling that he doesn't read like he should. I did try to make the argument in our initial meeting that it didn't matter if he was reading on grade lev
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    Jump to new posts Anyone interested in an Art/Math class? by KJP @ Yesterday at 10:48 AM

    My son has really enjoyed classes on Outschool.com. The Art of Math - Drawing to Explore Math Concepts on 02/04 looks interesting but needs more participants. The recommended age is 8-14.
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    Jump to new posts Re: ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by aeh @ Yesterday at 09:29 AM

    His profile isn't that of the classical dyslexic, as his functional word-level reading is age-appropriate, which is likely why you are getting push back from the district. Also, in some states, a reading disability has to have below grade level read
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    Jump to new posts Re: Question/Help/Suggestions by aeh @ Yesterday at 08:04 AM

    Not necessarily. There are different aspects of auditory processing, such as auditory discrimination, auditory attention, and auditory memory. An auditory processing disorder could be a deficit in any aspect of auditory processing. Here's a nice s
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    Jump to new posts Re: Question/Help/Suggestions by Nym14 @ Yesterday at 07:56 AM

    Huh.. My DD has ADHD with some APD characteristics, but her WMI profile is drastically different from yours. Mine had DS 7 16% and PS 16 98% (so 3 SD difference between auditory and visual working memory). I could be wrong, but I thought that re
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    Jump to new posts WSJ: A Better Way to Teach Gifted - and Everyone by indigo @ Yesterday at 01:08 AM

    A Better Way to Teach the Gifted - and Everyone Else by Siri Fiske Wall Street Journal Appeared in the January 17, 2018, print edition. Originally Posted By: articleFor many gifted students, the school day is a snooze-fest. Seven in 10 public school
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    Jump to new posts ADHD -or- Dyslexia/Dysgraphia? by Aufilia @ 01/18/18 11:25 PM

    I recently requested an IEP evaluation from our school for my DS, currently 8y 3m, and in 3rd grade, based on diagnosis of dyslexia and dysgraphia by a private evaluated. (He was also previously diagnosed with ADHD, about 3 years ago, and is medicate
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    It is certainly not an insurmountable technical challenge to develop age-based norms for achievement tests. (In fact, nearly all of the reputable individually-administered achievement tests have such norms.) However, there is a perspective that fin
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    Fabulous vignette, Michaela, thanks for sharing. As your story illustrates, context exerts huge influence on our interpretation. How difficult for those lacking contextual cues! So glad you could provide context... and enjoy watching his paradigm
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    Jump to new posts Re: Linking and thinking on education - - Prodigies by brilliantcp @ 01/17/18 11:12 AM

    Noel Jett wrote an article in November 2017 addressing radical acceleration with advice for future students. See it here: https://edexcellence.net/articles/speaking-from-experience-a-radically-accelerated-gifted-student
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    Jump to new posts Re: WISC-V results help by aeh @ 01/16/18 05:01 PM

    GAI consists of both VCI, both FRI, and one VSI subtest. Since your DC's FRI was the second lowest index, and both subtests were included, a relatively low area comprises 40% of the GAI. And if one of the VSI subtests was higher than the other, but
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    Jump to new posts WISC-V results help by lafay @ 01/16/18 11:00 AM

    Here are results we recently got back for DS6: VCI: 142 VSI: 129 FRI: 112 WMI: 103 PSI: 114 FSIQ: 135 GAI: 129 Psychologist noted that his relatively low WMI was "pulling down" the FSIQ. I've read here on Davidson forums that GAI is les
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    Jump to new posts Linking and thinking on education - - Prodigies by indigo @ 01/16/18 08:27 AM

    Although "gifted" is different than "prodigy", this blog post article may be of interest: Prodigies Linking and thinking on education Joanne Jacobs January 14, 2018 This blog post mentions the newly published book Off The Charts: The Hidden Lives
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    Jump to new posts Thiel Fellowship by indigo @ 01/15/18 03:21 PM

    There are changes to the Thiel Fellowship in recent years... therefore this new post. This path to opportunity may be a viable college alternative for enterprising youth with an entrepreneurial spirit. Thiel Fellowship FAQs There are now severa
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