for Gifted Students with
Learning and Other Disabilities
Weinfeld Education Group, LLC
Weinfeld has long been an advocate for quality educational
programs for all students. Now the director of Weinfeld
Education Group, LLC, he previously served as Montgomery
County, MD’s first full time coordinator for
students who are simultaneously gifted and learning
disabled. His books include Smart Kids with Learning
Difficulties: Overcoming Obstacles and Realizing Potential,
Helping Boys Succeed in School, School Success for
Student’s with Asperger’s Syndrome, and
Special Needs Advocacy Resource Book. Information about
his advocacy and training programs, including the upcoming “Diamonds
in the Rough” national conference and the Special
Needs Advocacy Institute can be found at www.richweinfeld.com.
Archive and Materials
Archive*: This is the recording
of the live Webinar conducted on November 18, 2009.
The recording is 1 hr, 29 minutes in length.
You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind the recording
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This is the Handout
for the Webinar presentation on Advocating
for Gifted Students with Learning and Other Disabilities. (PDF,
Department of Education Office for Civil Rights: Dear
Colleague letter dated December 26, 2007 regarding
Access by Students with Disabilities to Accelerated
Advocacy Brief :: Understanding the ADA Amendments Act
(ADAAA) and Its Impact on Section 504: This
the National Center for
Learning Disabilities and co-authored
by The Advocacy Institute provides an understanding
of the changes brought about by the
ADAAA, how they apply
to Section 504, and how these changes may impact children
with disabilities, including learning disabilities,
as well as other conditions such as Attention-Deficit/
Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), Aspergers Syndrome,
diabetes, asthma, and life-threatening food allergies.
it here. (PDF, 11 pgs)
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