Simple interactions between you and your children help build children’s brains foundation for all future learning. Vroom is a set of tools and resources designed to inspire families to turn everyday moments into “brain building moments” by layering activities that are essential to healthy brain development onto existing routines. Read more ›
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EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Improving Reading and Writing with Free Microsoft Learning Tools [presentation]
Did you know Microsoft has created free, accessible AT to support students who struggle with reading and writing? Presenter Keri Chismar showcases how these learning tools can be used to support classroom engagement of reading and writing for users with learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, emerging readers, or a combination of any of the broad range of unique student abilities. Read more ›
Diagnosing autism can take half a day or more of clinical observation, and that’s the quick part – often, families wait years just to get to that point. Now, in hopes of speeding things up, Stanford researchers are developing a smartphone app that could drastically reduce the time it takes to get a diagnosis. Read more ›
Executive functioning skills, which involve working memory, flexible thinking and self-monitoring, are key to learning. A child with executive functioning issues may have difficulty with prioritization, planning, and time management, understanding and following directions, or staying focused on tasks through completion.
There are strategies and supports that can help children and young adults with executive functioning challenges, including technology. Read more ›
This workshop provides educators and parents with an introduction to Microsoft Learning Tools and accessibility features of Windows 10 and Office 365.
The goals are to empower teachers to create inclusive classrooms that support students of all abilities and to help parents support learners outside of the classroom. Read more ›
Mental health apps can be effective in making therapy more accessible, efficient, and portable. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) members reviewed a number of apps over the last few years. These volunteer reviewers are mental health professionals with degrees in psychology, medicine, social work, and counseling. Read more ›
Talk. They Hear You. is a campaign from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that aims to reduce underage drinking among youth ages 9 to 15 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they need to start addressing the issue of alcohol with their children early. campaign to help parents and caregivers talk to their children early about the dangers of alcohol. Read more ›
California Mental Health Services Authority has developed an app called MY3 that helps someone struggling with tough emotions or having thoughts of suicide to reach out to others for support.