Author Archives: Editor

27 Mar
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Talking About Dyslexia

Speaking with One Voice: A Guide to Talking About Dyslexia When we speak with a clear and consistent voice about the difficulties facing those with dyslexia, our message is far more likely to be heard and understood by education leaders, ...

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27 Mar
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Dyslexia and Medical School

How Should Medical Schools Respond to Students with Dyslexia? Ignorance and misperception of dyslexia can result in bias against medical students with dyslexia. This article recommends a mandatory course for faculty that provides a basic scientific and clinical overview of ...

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27 Mar
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Morningside Elementary

Case Study: Morningside Elementary: An Innovative Reading Program Helps Dyslexic Students and Earns School Blue Ribbon Recognition Peek into a first grade classroom at Morningside Elementary School in Atlanta and there’s a good chance you’ll see students tapping out the ...

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02 Feb
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NPR Series: The Learning Disability

Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named December 3, 2016 • Many parents and teachers report that schools won’t use the word dyslexia. Why might this be? And what is the Department of Education doing about it? Listen ...

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02 Feb
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NPR Series: Rewiring the Dyslexic Brain

How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain November 29, 2016 • Scientists are exploring how human brains learn to read — and discovering new ways that brains with dyslexia can learn to cope. Listen to the story.

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02 Feb
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NPR Series: Raising a Child with Dyslexia

Raising A Child with Dyslexia: 3 Things Parents Can Do November 29, 2016 • Dyslexia is a reading problem, but its influence can be felt far beyond the classroom. It often disrupts home life, making dinnertime and bedtime a struggle. ...

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02 Feb
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Unlocking Dyslexia: NPR Series

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It November 28, 2016 • It’s the most common learning disability, yet it’s still hard to answer the question: What is it? An NPR reporter who has dyslexia talks with other people — young and ...

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10 Nov
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Scholarships for Learning Disabilities

There are many college scholarships aimed at helping students with learning disabilities. College can be just as financially strenuous as it is academically demanding, and while many institutions offer financial aid packages for their students, these packages are not always ...

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26 Oct
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Stanford Study on Brain Waves

Stanford Professor Bruce McCandliss found that beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, increase activity in the area of their brains best wired for reading. Click the link to read more.

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11 Oct
0

Two Articles about UA School District

A couple of recent articles by “The Columbus Dispatch” and the suburban news paper “This Week” on the turn around of the Upper Arlington School district addressing children with Dyslexia.

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