Help with Curriculum. Daughter has learning disability

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Help with Curriculum. Daughter has learning disability

Postby Bridget060504 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:38 am

Hello! I am pulling my 16 year old daughter out of public school for her last 2 years. She has IEP in school. I have had her tested for possible autism/Asperger's but they tell me she doesn't have it. She definitely has some brain function issues. She is anywhere from 4-6 years behind in almost all areas. I have tried to start doing some online placement testing but that is proving to be more of a challenge than what I thought. What I want to do is concentrate on basic grammar, vocabulary, spelling and writing. I will mix in some comprehension. She is very black and white minded and not abstract. I also need to go back to basics for some math. I don't anticipate her going to college but I want to teach her some things that will be more like what she needs to function in society and real life skills. Any advice on curriculum? I am considering Easy Grammar and Math U Can See. For math especially I am looking for more of a real life application. If I use Easy Grammar what should I use for the rest of language arts? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Postby hscoach » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:26 pm

We love Easy Grammar. It is simple and easy to understand. You might want to check into Life of Fred math.

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Postby JennyPortman » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:40 am

I also recommend Easy Grammer, very user friendly.
You can also check this resource:

Very helpful!
Great PC Educational Games Packages for Children - which speak to your child using his own name(!!!)

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Postby coronahs » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:32 pm

I'm not sure about the English curric but I have a friend that has a DS w/Asperger's and they do really well with TabletClass Math.

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