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Sarah Goldammer
Special Learning Needs Trainer
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Webinar Today - Still Time to Register!
Monday, June 19th at 2pm EST "Developing Self-Advocacy Skills for Special Learning Needs and ALL Students" Presented by: Sarah Goldammer Preparing our students to transition into the post secondary or workforce requires that we understand the principle of s...

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Tommy Hilfiger, Fashion Icon With Dyslexia, Gives Advice to His Younger Self in a New Campaign
“I was embarrassed to talk to my teachers and my family about it…” Tommy Hilfiger   Before he found success in the fashion world, Tommy Hilfiger struggled to find the courage to ask for the help he needed for his dyslexia. Speaking up about learning and att...

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disabilityworks Video Series
From the Illinois Department of Commerce Office of Employment and Training disabilityworks Video Series Now Available ​The disabilityworks video series is now available at  www.disabilityworks.org! This informational series of short videos covers a broad ra...

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Technology Resources for Special Learning Needs in the Adult Education Classroom
Technology Resources for Special Learning Needs in the Adult Education Classroom June 2 - 11:00 am -12:00  pm webinar Discover a variety of technology resources and ways to incorporate them into your adult education classrooms. There will be an emphasis on ...

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More Advice from David W. Carson
 From  Survival Guide for College-Bound L.D. Students , page 70: Life's Lesson - Open Up Don't fight the battle alone Don't suffer in quiet isolation Don't shut others out Don't turn inward Don't hide Don't live in denial Don't feel small Don't be afraid Fr...

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Survival Guide for College-Bound L.D. Students
A few years ago I had the pleasure of hearing David W. Carson speak at the LDA Conference. I purchased his book,  Survival Guide for College-Bound L.D. Students . Here is a quote from page 42: "When you change what you believe, you change what you do. So I ...

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Congratulations to the Newest Resource Specialists in Illinois! Thanks for your hard work and for all you do for your students!
Congratulations to the Resource Specialists completing April 7, 2017: Gregg Beglau, Kankakee Community College, Ana Abendschein, Parkland College, Susan Cunningham, Rend Lake College, and Diann Duke, Peoria Adult Transition Center Sue Cunningham, Diann Duke...

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Congratulations to the Newest Resource Specialists in Illinois! Thanks for your hard work and for all you do for your students!
Congratulations to 2017 Resource Specialists for Special Learning Needs! Gosia Warias, Triton, Dorota Krzykowska, Triton,
Cat Pumphrey, Jane Addams, Debra Johnson, Olive-Harvey, Myrna Olowu,
Olive-Harvey, Michael Matos, Albany Park, Ruta Jonusaitis, College...

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Thanks for Great Presentations at IACEA Conference!
Tara Schwab and Heather Martin, Waubonsee Community College, share "Technology Resources for Special Learning Needs in the Adult Education Classroom"                                                                     Alice Daniels, Rock Valley College, pre...

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Group Work Using Vocabulary Puzzles from Gregg Beglau of Kankakee Community College
"In teaching new vocabulary, after exposure to the definition
through explicit instruction, groups of students compete by putting together
jigsaw puzzles of the definitions. Each group receives 10 envelopes containing
the identical pieces necessary for buil...
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