The Dyslexic Kids Support Group will be going to Comic Con in Fort Wayne, IN!  If you’re going, make sure to wear your favorite costume.  For meeting time and location, email Scott.

The Dyslexic Kids Support Group will be going to Comic Con in Fort Wayne, IN!  If you’re going, make sure to wear your favorite costume.  For meeting time and location, email Scott.

According to this article, learning cursive can help some dyslexics read.  What do you think?
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/connecting-dots-role-cursive-dyslexia-therapy/

Six things to know about dyscalculia (AKA “math dyslexia”):http://ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dyscalculia/six-facts-to-know-about-math-learning-disabilities-dyscalculia
Official proof that “active learning” is more effective than traditional teaching methods:http://www.wired.com/2014/05/empzeal-active-learning/?mbid=social_twitter

Official proof that “active learning” is more effective than traditional teaching methods:
http://www.wired.com/2014/05/empzeal-active-learning/?mbid=social_twitter

It is extremely important to remember the difference between education and intelligence.

It is extremely important to remember the difference between education and intelligence.

This is why it’s good to know where you can have your child tested independently.

This is why it’s good to know where you can have your child tested independently.

Five common myths about dysgraphia (AKA ‘writing dyslexia’) and the facts about each myth.http://ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dysgraphia/common-myths-about-dysgraphia

Five common myths about dysgraphia (AKA ‘writing dyslexia’) and the facts about each myth.
http://ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dysgraphia/common-myths-about-dysgraphia

This group of scientists scanned the brains of three different groups of people with dyslexia.  The scans found that “different remediation programs matched to individual profiles of dyslexia may improve reading ability”.  In other words, dyslexic students often need personalized teaching methods.http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00429-014-0784-y

This group of scientists scanned the brains of three different groups of people with dyslexia.  The scans found that “different remediation programs matched to individual profiles of dyslexia may improve reading ability”.  In other words, dyslexic students often need personalized teaching methods.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00429-014-0784-y

Many people, including a lot of dyslexics, fidget or doodle.  As students, fidgeters are usually told to stop and pay attention.  However, according to this study, that’s exactly what they are doing.http://lifehacker.com/5605338/fidgeting-and-doodling-might-help-maintain-focus

Many people, including a lot of dyslexics, fidget or doodle.  As students, fidgeters are usually told to stop and pay attention.  However, according to this study, that’s exactly what they are doing.
http://lifehacker.com/5605338/fidgeting-and-doodling-might-help-maintain-focus

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The English Language Infographic found here

Google Chrome is providing another free way to make the Internet more friendly to those with learning differences.http://ncld.org/ld-insights/blogs/a-free-way-to-make-the-internet-more-ld-friendly

Google Chrome is providing another free way to make the Internet more friendly to those with learning differences.
http://ncld.org/ld-insights/blogs/a-free-way-to-make-the-internet-more-ld-friendly

For those who can’t make their own dyslexia-friendly materials, this is a great resource.  This online store is dedicated specifically to providing some low-tech materials to help dyslexics read.
http://www.thedyslexiashop.co.uk/

For those who can’t make their own dyslexia-friendly materials, this is a great resource.  This online store is dedicated specifically to providing some low-tech materials to help dyslexics read.

http://www.thedyslexiashop.co.uk/

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Jewelry that helps raise awareness:http://www.worthjewelry.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=184&zenid=875bbb5cf033e6ee9c5d0ea59fa6216b
We know that dyslexia can be a gift and help us with certain things (creativity and 3-dimensional thinking, for example).  This study has found a few surprising new additions to the list of dyslexia’s benefits.http://time.com/77432/the-surprising-upside-of-a-dyslexic-brain/

We know that dyslexia can be a gift and help us with certain things (creativity and 3-dimensional thinking, for example).  This study has found a few surprising new additions to the list of dyslexia’s benefits.
http://time.com/77432/the-surprising-upside-of-a-dyslexic-brain/

Almost all dyslexics can read more easily when certain fonts are used.  This study has compiled many of the fonts that work best for dyslexics, and the similarities between them.http://bdatech.org/what-technology/typefaces-for-dyslexia/

Almost all dyslexics can read more easily when certain fonts are used.  This study has compiled many of the fonts that work best for dyslexics, and the similarities between them.
http://bdatech.org/what-technology/typefaces-for-dyslexia/