Resources and Support


Created by Academy Award winner Peggy Stern, SuperD!Ville is a really forward thinking and unique multimedia resource that combines videos with real kids and lessons plans for a broad range of social and emotional issues.  All of the kids who act in the videos have learning differences like dyslexia and ADHD. Learn More…

Be You

This Australian website “Be You” provides educators with knowledge, resources and strategies for helping children and young people achieve their best possible mental health.  It’s an excellent guide for educators and leaders who work with our children every day.  Learn More…

Overcoming the Odds

“This thought-provoking program explores why some children succeed in spite of the tremendous odds against them. What do resilient kids have in common, and what can we learn from their stories about parenting, educating and succeeding?”  –Connect With Kids Here are some more well-organized resilience-building lesson plans for different youth age groups:  Grades 3-5 and

27 Resilience Activities and Worksheets for Students and Adults

The team put together this excellent resource specifically for activities, worksheets and lesson plans in resilience building for both students and adults.  •27 Resilience activities and worksheets for students and adults Learn More…

Lesson Plans for Teaching Resilience to Children

This is an incredible resource for Social and Emotional Learning lesson plans as well as Lynne Manka’s philosophy regarding SEL. 175 pages of great stuff.  A wonderful long-term resource for you.   •175 pages of background and lesson plans Click here to download

Interview with Rachel Berger: Free Ed Tech Tools from MicroSoft

Discover how Microsoft’s enhanced dictation tool is helping to eliminate barriers to academic success for students with learning difficulties. In his first video column, Dr. Michael Hart welcomes Rachel Berger, a Microsoft Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities Community Consultant, to share a brief history about Microsoft’s involvement in developing more assistive edtech tools, provide a demonstration

In the Classroom: Ideas and Strategies for Kids with ADD and Learning Disabilities

Children with attention deficit disorder and/or learning disabilities can be a challenge for any classroom teacher. This page provides some practical suggestions that can be used in the regular classroom as well as the special education classroom. By looking through a given list of interventions, a teacher will be able to select one or more

Reading Rockets: Building Parent-Teacher Relationships

Effective communication is essential for building school-family partnerships. It constitutes the foundation for all other forms of family involvement in education. Read more…

The Education of Dyslexic Children from Childhood to Young Adulthood

Sally E. Shaywitz, Robin Morris, and Bennett A. Shaywitz AbstractThe past two decades have witnessed an explosion in our understand-ing of dyslexia (or specific reading disability), the most common andmost carefully studied of the learning disabilities. We first reviewthe core concepts of dyslexia: its definition, prevalence, and devel-opmental course. Next we examine the cognitive model