Other Exceptionalities

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Fy2e is an informational site dedicated to providing parents and educators with information regarding gifted children with emotional and behavioral disorders including anxiety disorders, trauma-related disorders, ADHD, and defiance disorders. This site contains specific information on how these disorders may affect gifted students in the educational environment and lists some strategies that teachers and parents may find useful in helping these children be more successful.

College Success for Students With Physical Disabilities (book)
This book helps parents and students navigate the transitional period from high school to college. While college is an exciting time in a student's life, students with physical disabilities have specials concerns that need to be arranged for in order to have the most successful transition. This book explores some of the most common concerns among college students with disabilities and provides practical strategies for how to provide for students' daily needs, search for a college, and experience greater academic success. The steps to seeking accommodations at the college level are also discussed.

3. Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

This is a great quick reference sheet explaining the major symptoms of Nonverbal Learning Disability (NLD) and some helpful strategies that could be used at home or in school.

Child Study Center - Nonverbal Learning Disability

This article goes through the basics of what NLD is and how this may look at home or in school. There is a case study presented as well as a differential diagnosis chart comparing NLD to ADHD, Asperger's and Autism.

The Misunderstood Child: The Child with a Nonverbal Learning Disability

This article provides some of the background on Nonverbal Learning Disability as well as characteristics frequently observed in children with NLD. The challenges associated with NLD are presented by area including academic, motor, and social challenges.

Working with Students Who Have Physical Disabilities

This is a list of helpful recommendations specific to the classroom for students with physical disabilities. Several points of interest are discussed including terminology associated with physical disabilities and some situations to consider in the classroom.

Teaching Students With Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders: Best Practices Guide to Intervention

This is a great resource manual providing strategies specifically for working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders at school and at home. Common areas of struggle, including maintaining boundaries and respect for property are discussed with strategies being presented for each. The definitions of emotional disabilities are discussed including considerations for special education eligibility and accommodations.

Suggestions for Successful Management of Students with Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD): Tips for Teachers

This document lists classroom strategies and accommodations typically helpful for students with CAPD. Strategies are broken down by area with areas including attention, instruction, and time.

Creating Classroom Rules for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Decision-Making Guide

This article walks teachers through the process of creating effective rules for classrooms with students demonstrating challenging behaviors. The process is broken down into 6 steps with the final product being clearly defined classroom rules that help students know the expectations of the classroom.

Classroom Accommodations for Children with Difficulty in Auditory Processing

This is a quick reference sheet that lists some of the most common and most effective classroom accommodations that can help children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) experience success in the classroom.