Author: WINAHEAD

Helping your student with disabilities prepare for the future

An article in the Conversation (July 25. 2017) by Dr. Joseph Madaus offers sound advice for students with disabilities and their parents.  The article text is reproduced below under a Creative Commons — Attribution/No derivatives license. Summer is a busy time for high school juniors.  They are getting ready to say goodbye to school as … Continue reading Helping your student with disabilities prepare for the future

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Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader

While checking for an update to a Firefox add-on I use a lot, I discovered "Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader." Curious, I added it to the extensions I have enabled for Firefox. (Version 60.2.2esr -32 bit.)  In experimenting with it, I concluded it works as described. It has a variety of voices … Continue reading Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader

Fact Sheets: “What is ADD/HD?” and “Elements of Focus”

ADD and ADHD If you have ADD or ADHD, or suspect you do, check out "What is ADD/HD?" which briefly describes what ADD and ADHD are, describes strengths and offers strategies to be more effective in the classroom and while studying. There is even a quick self-assessment included. Elements of Focus If you have ADA … Continue reading Fact Sheets: “What is ADD/HD?” and “Elements of Focus”

Resources from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD/Youth)

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth has many publications that  are designed to help transition aged youth plan their future.  Publications include, tip sheets, fact sheets, guides, reports and more. These resources can be found at the  NCWD Publications page of the NCWD website.   The National Collaborative on Workforce and … Continue reading Resources from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD/Youth)

Hitting The Open Road After High School: How to Choose Your Own Adventure to Success!

The Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT), a project of the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD/Youth), has helped co-write a guide to help students explore career paths after high school. There are many career paths and educational or training programs out there,  and not everyone has a plan figured out. It doesn't matter … Continue reading Hitting The Open Road After High School: How to Choose Your Own Adventure to Success!