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Let Them Listen – Audiobooks and Dyslexia

 Let Them Listen!
“The objective of the present research study was to understand what benefits the use of audiobooks (both school-books and books of various genres, recorded on digital media) could bring to preadolescents and adolescents with developmental dyslexia. Two groups, each consisting of 20 adolescents, were compared. The experimental group used the audiobooks, while […]

Choosing the Right Reading Level Books for Students with Dyslexia

 It’s often told to parents that a “Five Finger Rule” can help you choose whether a book is at the right reading level for a student. The rule states that if a student misses five or more words, it may be too hard, no words and it might be too easy, and three words […]

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: dyslexia, Language Arts, Learning, Reading, Research, Teachers, Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Choosing the Right Reading Level Books for Students with Dyslexia

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NEW: Free Audible Channels with Amazon Prime

Amazon has just announced that Audible Channels will be available  FREE with an Amazon Prime membership. Click HERE to check out more info and their 30 day free trial.

Channels is a new service that has bite-sized audio content from sources like The Wall Street Journal New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and The Onion.

We have […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on NEW: Free Audible Channels with Amazon Prime

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Latest Research – Your Brain on Audiobooks [Premium]

 This is pretty cool research. When we listen to stories, we maybe transported to a different place and time, living in the heads of characters, and immersing ourselves in another world. What does that look like in our brains? We have a clearer answer now from brain researchers in the Netherlands, and besides seeing how […]

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By |May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Latest Research – Your Brain on Audiobooks [Premium]

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How to Help a Dyslexic Student in a General Education Classroom – Part I

From the Connecticut Longitudinal Study, up to 1 in 6 students are dyslexic, but only a minority of these students will be found in special education classrooms. What does this mean for regular classroom teachers?

1. Get Basic Facts about Dyslexia – Dyslexic students ARE in your classroom, although you may not have identified them and […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: 504, Accommodations, Education, IEP, Language Arts, MIND strengths, Reading, Teachers, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Help a Dyslexic Student in a General Education Classroom – Part I

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Top Dyslexia App 2016 – Voice Dream Reader

Congratulations Voice Dream Reader for being named one of Dyslexic Advantage’s Top Dyslexia Apps of 2016!

Voice Dream is one of our community’s favorite apps for listening to text on the iPhone or iPad. It has a great user interface (especially loved is its connection with Bookshare – because Bookshare provides free electronic texts to […]

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: Accessibility, Assessment, Technology, Top Dyslexia App|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top Dyslexia App 2016 – Voice Dream Reader

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Dyslexic Advantage | Top Reading Apps for Dyslexia Back to School 2015

Top Reading Apps for Dyslexic Students 2015
What Reading apps can you give your student before she heads back to school? Students with dyslexia need to have books that can really learn and read from.

For beginning or early readers, games and vocabulary in a program like Learn with Homer plus a great selection of  ‘Read […]