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Evidence-based Strategies - Examples, Research and Tools


Strategy a: Assess and address learning difficulties, including vision and hearing screenings, trauma, addiction and other mental health issues.


Making Universal Design a Reality
Deborah Reck
This article describes the three-tier transition one program undertook in order to better address the needs of students with learning disabilities. Changes included applying the principles of universal design for all students, determining the need for accommodations, and individualizing support for students.


Addressing Potential Impediments to Learning with ESOL Students
Robin Lovrien Schwarz
The author discusses six factors that may cause learning difficulties for ESOL students, and which are often mistaken for learning disabilities.


Student Learning Self-Assessment
Renton Technical College
This 3-part tool includes a self-assessment of learning difficulties, a list of related strategy options, and an action planning form.