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100 Powerful Learning Specialist and Educational Therapy Materials

This week I wanted to tell you about my online store, Good Sensory Learning. I’m Dr. Erica Warren, and I established this site so I could share all the materials that I have created over the last 20+ years as a learning specialist and educational therapist. When I first began my private practice, Learning to Learn, I had great difficulty finding fun and multisensory materials for my students that were effective and engaging. So back in 2005, I made it my mission to design and distribute high-end, remedial products as well as memorable, motivating lessons that bring delight to learning. If you would like to try a free sampling of my activities , CLICK HERE . How Are the Products Organized at Good Sensory Learning? You can download my Free Printable Catalog or you can browse the site using the grey “search all products” bar in the top right of any page with keywords such as dyslexia, working memory, and executive functioning. What’s more, drop down menus in the red banner allow you t

Guest Blog

Why guest blog for Learning Specialist Materials?
  • Your guest post will be shared over Blogger, Pinterest and Facebook to thousands of my followers. 
  • You will get an external link to your blog and materials.
  • You will be exposed to a new audience and increase your traffic.
  • You will get more subscribers.
  • You will create brand awareness and increase your exposure.
  • Once you have written a blog you can be added to my page: "Blogging Friends."
I welcome submissions from all educational bloggers.  If chosen, I will edit the post for typos and will confirm changes with the author.  

What are the Guidelines?
  • The post must be informative and useful to Learning Specialists, Teachers, Home Schoolers or Therapists.
  • The focus on the blog should not be on a product or service. However, a product may be mentioned and linked at the end of the blog as long as it pertains to the topic of the post. 
  • Including a free item is ideal, but it is not mandatory.  It can be linked to a google doc, a Teachers Pay Teachers item or to a website with a direct digital download.
  • The word count should be between 500 and 800 words.
  • Include at least one picture. Remember a great blog image and title go a really long way.  I create my blog images on the free site Canva.  You can also evaluate your title for free at  
  • The post must be original and not published anywhere else on the internet.  Every sentence must be original - including your bio description as duplicate text on the internet hurts rankings for everyone.
  • Your guest post can also include a short bio with links to your blog and/or your own store.
  • Grab my button from my sidebar and link it to Learning Specialist Materials on your own blog.
If interested, please email me: with your proposed topic or post.  If your idea or post is selected, I will contact you via email.  

I look forward to connecting.

Cheers, Erica


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