Fascinating new findings about how the brains of dyslexics differ from those of non-dyslexics.
In a recent report for the National Science Foundation’s “Science Nation,” NewsHour Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explored how smart phones could help people who are dyslexic with their reading skills. Continue reading →
Could reading on a smaller screen, such as a smartphone screen, help people with dyslexia read? If so, why?
Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com The school year is now well underway for most schools in North America and what better way to start the new year…
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!
The National Center for Learning Disabilities – the leading online resource for parents and educators on learning disabilities and related disorders.
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.
Very interesting video about a parent raising awareness of dyslexia and effective teaching methods. Submitted by a friend of the page.
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?
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
Very helpful article covering the basics of being tested for dyslexia.
Famous dyslexic Jack Horner has made some breakthrough discoveries about juvenile dinosaurs.
This Alternative Wiring article contains some extremely helpful tips for finding good information resources.
We often hear several new and strange terms being used in articles about learning differences and processes in the brain. One of the more common terms is ‘executive function’. What exactly is it? This article provides a good explanation.