New and Noteworthy
Join Us at CEC
Mark your calendars! CEC Convention in Boston--April 19-22.
Thursday, April 20: 9:45-11:45 Intensive instruction in reading, writing, and mathematics: Who should teach and where? (Hynes 202)
Thursday, April 20: 1:00-3:00 RTI for elementary reading, writing, and mathematics: Contributions and future directions (Rm 207)
Annual Business Meeting
Thursday, April 20: 5:00-6:00
DLD Reception and Student Poster Session
Thursday, April 20: 6:00-8:00
Interested in getting involved in DLD?
Laurie deBettencourt, past president, is soliciting nominations for the offices of Vice President and Treasurer. If you are interested in finding out more or nominating someone, send Laurie an email to email@example.com.
Interested in math? Read what Professors Sarah Powell and Lynn Fuchs wrote recently regarding Intensive Intervention in Mathematics for DLD's journal, Learning Disabilities Research & Practice.
New Alert available!
Wendy Cavendish and Kristen Hodnett evaluate the evidence for Collaborative Strategic Reading (Go for it!). You can find it here
Voices from the Field
How did Naomi Zigmond, Sharon Vaughn, and Donald Deshler get their starts in special education? What do they think are the implications of their work for the contemporary study of LD? DLD members can watch video clips of them explaining at TLD's new feature in the Videos section!
CCCS Free Resource
In Reconciling the CCSS with Realities of Learning Disabilities, Louisa Moats raised important questions regarding students with learning disabilities and the widely discussed Common Core State Standards (CCSS). You can download and read her important commentary right here.
On Thursday 4 April 2013, at the annual business meeting of the Division for Learning Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children, Past President Paul Ricominni announced that Laurie deBettencourt was elected vice president and Margaret (Peggy) Weiss was re-elected treasurer. The newly elected officers will begin their terms 1 July 2013.
Members! Subscribers! See the new Teaching Tutorial by Benita Blachman and Maria Murray about teaching decoding effectively. If you're already logged in, you can jump right from here!