Author Archives: Editor

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
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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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02 Sep
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There is more to Dyslexia

More to Dyslexia Dyslexia is believed to be caused by a neurological language processing disorder. Dyslexia symptoms usually include difficulty with written and spoken information. Symptoms can range from mild to debilitating. In public schools dyslexia may be severe enough ...

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01 Sep
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Every Student Succeeds Act

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Webinars and Proposed Stakeholder Meetings Under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Ohio will create a plan for how our local, state and federal programs are aligned to help all of our students be ...

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09 Aug
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July 2016 Federal Guidance on ADHD

The U.S. Department of Education’s (Department’s) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces Federal laws protecting the rights of students facing discrimination on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability. The OCR has just published its guidelines ...

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