Parents Archives - Cindy Lumpkin, The Learning Disabilites Coach

In Korey Wise’s Shoes: Why Parents of Kids With Learning Disabilities Need To Be Concerned

By now you have heard about Korey Wise of When They See Us. You may have even seen it or like millions, you keep telling yourself that you can’t bring yourself to watch it. If the latter is you, let me say this, YOU CAN’T AFFORD NOT TO WATCH IT.

Multi Sensory Spelling Strategy for Elementary Students

  Looking for a strategy to improve spelling skills?  Is it a struggle to get your learner to sit and study his weekly spelling words? I know it is for me. Yep, even The LD Coach has a hard time getting her little Miss Aubrey to sit and focus. She has ants in her paints […]

Part 2: Bad Spellers Untie

Some Things Hasn’t Change  I know, I know! It has taken me forever to write part 2 of Bad Speller Untie. I receive such good feedback, I couldn’t just abandon part 2. I did think about it, however. Nothing has changed. I still can’t spell that well. LOL!!! Somethings are just a part of life and […]

Part 1: Bad Spellers Untie

Did I Spel Spell that Right? For all of my educational career and most of my adulthood, I was really uptight about being Dyslexic. I did everything in the world to try and hide it. Although it was impossible to hide some of the obvious signs, I tried anyway. One of my biggest Dyslexic indicators […]

People First Language

People First Language

Don’t Forget! Use People First Language People First Language refers to the language our society uses to refer to people with disabilities. This  Language places emphasis where it should be, on the person and not the disability. People with disabilities, moreover our students with disabilities, are- first and foremost- people, who have individual abilities, likes, […]