Alan Alda speaks with experts about the gifts that often accompany dyslexia.
Could Facebook actually help students who have dyslexia?http://gizmodo.com/facebook-might-actually-be-good-for-your-brain-if-you-1528837450?rev=1393117235&utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_facebook&utm_source=gizmodo_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
… #SomeFamousDyslexics …
… ” I’ll be on that list #soon!!! ;) ” …
The Bridging Apps website (BridgingApps.org) provides thorough reviews of apps that are designed for children who learn differently. For example, in this review of the Dyslexia Quest app, Bridging Apps provides screenshots, a video, a list of skill levels, attributes and more.
Some researchers believe that dyslexia may be caused by the brain not connecting sounds with words.
Nice list of positive characteristics typically demonstrated by people who have dyslexia.
When you feel dragged down by your struggles, remember your strengths.
Google has launched its Text-to-Speech engine as a free, standalone app on the Google Play Store!
Get it here:
Attention high school seniors with dyslexia! Apply for The Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship for a chance to win up to $10,000 for college.
Having dyslexia will not limit your career choices. In fact, your dyslexia and its accompanying talents like creativity and big picture thinking could improve upon a stale profession!
IEP, FAPE, IDEA, LRE, IEE and 504. Before stepping into this quagmire of acronyms and laws, check out the following articles:
IEP vs. 504 (click on the link below the chart -http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/iep-504-plan - for even more information):http://www.pinterest.com/pin/282389839107305481/
Frequently asked questions: http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/legal-rights/521-special-education-faq.gs?page=all
More frequently asked questions:http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/iep.disputes.popup.htm
I’m thrilled to see Boy Scouts of America participating in dyslexia awareness through their Boys Life Magazine (scroll down to “In the News” section):