March is National Reading Month. However, 1 in 5 children have dyslexia and struggle with reading. Help raise awareness on March 15 for the 1 in 5.

March is National Reading Month. However, 1 in 5 children have dyslexia and struggle with reading. Help raise awareness on March 15 for the 1 in 5.

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
joie-sales:

… #SomeFamousDyslexics … … ” I’ll be on that list #soon!!! ;) ” …
#FightingSpirit #ProudDyslexic #Dyslexia #namjas76  #TheFilipinoTraveller

joie-sales:

… #SomeFamousDyslexics …
… ” I’ll be on that list #soon!!! ;) ” …

#FightingSpirit
#ProudDyslexic
#Dyslexia
#namjas76 
#TheFilipinoTraveller

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.
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-dyslexia-brain-circuits-20131204,0,5176204.story#axzz2pTacNo8k

Some researchers believe that dyslexia may be caused by the brain not connecting sounds with words.

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-dyslexia-brain-circuits-20131204,0,5176204.story#axzz2pTacNo8k

What is your opinion of cursive writing - love it or hate it?

Nice list of positive characteristics typically demonstrated by people who have dyslexia.
learningally:

When you feel dragged down by your struggles, remember your strengths.

Nice list of positive characteristics typically demonstrated by people who have dyslexia.

learningally:

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: 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.tts&referrer=utm_source%3Dandroidcentral%26utm_medium%3Dblog%26utm_campaign%3Dbloglink

Isn’t it more effective to change the board so that all of the pegs can fit? 

Isn’t it more effective to change the board so that all of the pegs can fit? 

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!

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 Roadmap:http://www.pinterest.com/pin/282389839107312409/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=allMore frequently asked questions:http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/iep.disputes.popup.htm

IEP, FAPE, IDEA, LRE, IEE and 504. Before stepping into this quagmire of acronyms and laws, check out the following articles:

IEP Roadmap:http://www.pinterest.com/pin/282389839107312409/

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