As I look out my window on this freezing cold morning, summer seems so far away; but before we know it, leafy trees and shorts weather will be here. With that comes freedom from school! Students and teacher rejoice! Except one caveat—that darn summer slide.
Summer slide is when students lose skills over the summer because they are not continually practicing what they have learned during the school year. Summer slide happens to all students, but it hits students with learning disabilities especially hard. Here are some ideas to help lessen the summer slide for your child with learning disabilities:
Blogger Stephanie Dunne, Ed.S., is the Center Director at Springer School and Center. Prior to coming to Springer, Stephanie practiced as a school psychologist in public and private schools for ten years. If you have questions, please contact Director of Learning Programs Carmen Mendoza at .