Movies this weekend!

The Dyslexic Kids Support Group for Children and Teens is heading to the movies this weekend! All expenses (tickets, popcorn, beverages) will be paid for by Dyslexic Kids. Don’t forget to RSVP by Friday night! 

Many dyslexics find digital personal assistants very useful.  Windows is now getting a personal assistant for its smartphones.  http://mashable.com/2014/04/02/cortana-hands-on/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link

Many dyslexics find digital personal assistants very useful.  Windows is now getting a personal assistant for its smartphones.  
http://mashable.com/2014/04/02/cortana-hands-on/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link

The mobile assistant program Dragon has released an update containing several useful new features.  http://www.droid-life.com/2014/04/01/dragon-mobile-assistant-5-2/

The mobile assistant program Dragon has released an update containing several useful new features.  
http://www.droid-life.com/2014/04/01/dragon-mobile-assistant-5-2/

Excellent quote from a famous dyslexic.

Excellent quote from a famous dyslexic.

Robots that teach kids algebra by demonstrating it in 3D:http://science360.gov/obj/tkn-video/34aba94b-e810-43af-ba9a-73ba80824429/barobo-robots-teach-children-algebra
Many dyslexics have difficulty with organization and time management. These are some helpful ideas to improve those skills.http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/homework-study-skills/study-skills-teens?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=twitter_chat

Many dyslexics have difficulty with organization and time management. These are some helpful ideas to improve those skills.
http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/homework-study-skills/study-skills-teens?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=twitter_chat

Four ways dysgraphia can affect a child’s social life, and how to help: http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dysgraphia/ways-dysgraphia-can-affect-your-childs-social-life

Four ways dysgraphia can affect a child’s social life, and how to help: 
http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dysgraphia/ways-dysgraphia-can-affect-your-childs-social-life

Indiana is dropping Common Core.  How will this affect students who have dyslexia?http://wane.com/news/indiana/pence-approves-withdrawal-from-common-core/

Indiana is dropping Common Core.  How will this affect students who have dyslexia?
http://wane.com/news/indiana/pence-approves-withdrawal-from-common-core/

According to this study, there are several inexpensive and easy ways to make homework more effective for learning.  http://news.rice.edu/2014/03/18/rice-study-simple-changes-to-homework-improved-student-learning-2/

According to this study, there are several inexpensive and easy ways to make homework more effective for learning.  
http://news.rice.edu/2014/03/18/rice-study-simple-changes-to-homework-improved-student-learning-2/

Great quote from famous dyslexic Thomas Edison.

Great quote from famous dyslexic Thomas Edison.

Samsung is releasing several powerful new assistive technologies, including an optical character recognition stand.http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/14/samsung-focuses-on-accessibly-with-an-ultrasonic-case-a-text-reading-stand-and-voice-labels/

Samsung is releasing several powerful new assistive technologies, including an optical character recognition stand.
http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/14/samsung-focuses-on-accessibly-with-an-ultrasonic-case-a-text-reading-stand-and-voice-labels/

Dyslexia can affect many areas outside of reading. For example, music.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9oSlbuPW5io

Using hand gestures greatly improves students’ understanding of math: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/03/10/gesturing-hands-powerful-tool-children-s-math-learning

Using hand gestures greatly improves students’ understanding of math: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/03/10/gesturing-hands-powerful-tool-children-s-math-learning

Making assistive technology available to all students, not just those who have dyslexia, eliminates stigma: 
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/13/25assistive.h33.html

Making assistive technology available to all students, not just those who have dyslexia, eliminates stigma: 

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/13/25assistive.h33.html