Time for a Change: Learning Disabilities or Abilities?
This guide was written to help literacy tutors and their adult students understand the often hidden impacts of learning disabilities or unmet learning needs.
The first section provides information and tools to help tutors gather information about a student’s past experiences as a learner using a strength-based perspective. The second section provides information and worksheets on addressing negative self talk and identifying learning style and appropriate learning strategies.
This was created by Debbie Cybulski et al as part of the Learning Disabilities & Whole Life Learning project.
Permission has been granted for non-commercial educational use.
Addressing learning disabilities with the medicine wheel
This video shows how the Ts-zil Learning Centre uses the four elements of the medicine wheel to address the needs of First Nations students with learning disabilities. This was created …
Digital Storytelling Workshop
Briefly describes the rationale behind the digital storytelling workshop organized by Helen Dempster and Nevin Massing at Douglas College. Includes the benefits to students in creating digital stories. Created and …
Snakes and Ladders for Learning: Learning Disabilities Edition
This game fosters an awareness of the impact of learning disabilities. It is designed for literacy practitioners, tutors and instructors. Complete instructions on how to set up and play the …