Comprehending the IEP (individualized education program) jargon and legalese can be daunting. Many parents are so intimidated by the document and the process surrounding its implementation that they “give up.”
With schools starting up across the United States, this article may help students start off on the right foot.
It is crucial for children with dyslexia to know their parents believe in them, especially when they are struggling.
This short animation brought to you by AHEAD, the Association for Higher Education Access and Disability (Ireland) gives five top tips for new college stud…
The Prizmo app is 70% off for a limited time. This app allows you to take a photo of text and have it read to you.
We need to change the SYSTEM to fit our kids with dyslexia and other learning differences, not change our kids to fit the system.
Great article about self-advocacy, accommodations, strategies and legal rights for students with dyslexia.
Students who have dyslexia are among the bravest people in the world. Every day, they face challenges at school - challenges most teachers and students could never comprehend - but they return day after day. If you know a student who has dyslexia, they deserve your utmost respect and support. People that brave have the potential to be the leaders of tomorrow.
~Scott Forsythe, age 17, founder of the Dyslexic Kids support organization for children and teens with dyslexia
NCLD and 14 other nonprofits have been developing a new digital destination for parents of children with learning and attention issues—and it’s unlike anything available today. It’s called Understood, and it’ll launch just in time for back to school.
"Dancing with Dyslexia" by Aly Diane.
For a larger version, go to http://alydiane.deviantart.com/
"Visually Communicating with Dyslexics" infographic by Katy Souders. "This is an infographic I made to go along with a research project I did on finding better techniques to visually communicate with dyslexics."
For a larger version, go to: http://grumbles87.deviantart.com/art/Visually-Communicating-with-Dyslexics-Infographic-448714009
"Wheel of Apps for Learners with Dyslexia" from CALL Scotland.
For a larger version, go to: http://www.callscotland.org.uk/Common-Assets/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Wheel_0f_Apps_V1_0.pdf