The new operating system for iPhone and iPad (iOS 8) is now available for download.  It includes several new accessibility features.  Read about them here:
http://www.macstories.net/stories/an-overview-of-ios-8s-new-accessibility-features/

Fascinating new findings about how the brains of dyslexics differ from those of non-dyslexics.

http://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2014-08-dyslexic-readers-disrupted-network-brain.html

Could reading on a smaller screen, such as a smartphone screen, help people with dyslexia read?  If so, why?
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/smart-phones-beat-paper-best-device-reading/

Read & Write for Google, the advanced assistive technology program for Google Drive, now has some powerful new features.  These include speech input and visual word definitions!
http://www.spectronics.com.au/blog/tools-and-resources/speech-input-simplify-and-summarize-now-part-of-readwrite-for-google/

Five common myths about dyscalculia: http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dyscalculia/common-myths-about-dyscalculia?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ldorg

Important information about the age and grade limits for getting an IEP: http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/iep-504-plan/iep-cutoff-age?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ldorg
Here is an interesting article explaining some of the laws around dyslexia and employment.http://specialedpost.org/2014/09/08/dyslexia-cannot-be-the-cause-of-job-termination/

Here is an interesting article explaining some of the laws around dyslexia and employment.
http://specialedpost.org/2014/09/08/dyslexia-cannot-be-the-cause-of-job-termination/

Very interesting video about a parent raising awareness of dyslexia and effective teaching methods.  Submitted by a friend of the page.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/one-students-dyslexia-changed-community-viewed-learning/

This article from Reading Horizons gives some ideas for helping students with dyslexia improve their spelling.  What do you think?  Would these help?  Are there any you would add?http://www.readinghorizons.com/blog/5-ways-to-help-students-with-dyslexia-improve-their-spelling

This article from Reading Horizons gives some ideas for helping students with dyslexia improve their spelling.  What do you think?  Would these help?  Are there any you would add?
http://www.readinghorizons.com/blog/5-ways-to-help-students-with-dyslexia-improve-their-spelling

This fascinating new use of brain-scanning technology may be able to diagnose dyslexia before a student can even read.  http://motherboard.vice.com/read/brain-wave-testing-can-diagnose-dyslexia-in-kids-before-they-learn-to-read

This fascinating new use of brain-scanning technology may be able to diagnose dyslexia before a student can even read.  http://motherboard.vice.com/read/brain-wave-testing-can-diagnose-dyslexia-in-kids-before-they-learn-to-read

Interesting article with some suggestions on self-advocacy in schools: http://www.ncld.org/disability-advocacy/be-an-ld-advocate/self-advocacy

Interesting article with some suggestions on self-advocacy in schools: http://www.ncld.org/disability-advocacy/be-an-ld-advocate/self-advocacy

People with dyslexia often solve problems and accomplish tasks in unique ways.

People with dyslexia often solve problems and accomplish tasks in unique ways.

Dyslexia testing

Very helpful article covering the basics of being tested for dyslexia.

http://www.ncld.org/parents-child-disabilities/ld-testing/testing-for-dyslexia

Jack Horner: Where are the baby dinosaurs?

Famous dyslexic Jack Horner has made some breakthrough discoveries about juvenile dinosaurs.
http://www.ted.com/talks/jack_horner_shape_shifting_dinosaurs#t-129127

This Alternative Wiring article contains some extremely helpful tips for finding good information resources.

http://www.alternativewiring.com/2014/08/information-resource-how-to.html