Read these interesting articles, related to summer:
- Summer Learning for LD Students: Open Up this Virtual Beach Bag of Ideas!
Heading off to camp, writing pen pals, and listening to a few good books are all great summer activities. Browse through our virtual beach bag of ideas specifically geared for students with learning disabilities. You'll find materials you can download and print, expert advice about communicating with a camp about your child's needs, book lists, and much more!
- On Summer Loss
Studies also show that the magnitude of summer learning loss varies significantly by grade level, subject matter, and family income. Most importantly, research identifies the cumulative effect of summer learning differences as a primary cause of widening in-school achievement gaps between students by family income.
- Tips for Choosing a Summer Camp for Your LD Child
Searching for a positive learning environment for my own child I founded The Learning Camp in Colorado, nearly 15 years ago. Choosing the appropriate summer camp for your LD child can become one of the many challenges facing parents. Unable to find specifically what I was looking for, I started a camp myself to create EXACTLY what I wanted for my son! Now having hosted thousands of children at our little summer camp, there are many things I would recommend when deciding what to look for in a summer camp experience for your child with learning differences.