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Dyslexic Advantage Premium Magazine February 2016 is Out!

Feb 2016 Premium Magazine Highlights: Secrets of Serial Dyslexic Entrepreneurs – MIND Strengths, Super Writing Strategies (Elaboration), Phonics and Auditory Processing (free teacher resources and videos), Research: Hearing Simulation, Seeing But Not Hearing, Interview with the College Board (extended time, reading options, 2016 ADA Guidelines, appeals, math, gifted homeschool), Dyscalculia Fast Facts, This is Your […]
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Dyslexia and the NEW SAT

The new SAT starts March 2016.

From the New York Times,

“What’s true of the writing section is true of the new SAT in general: There’s much more to read. “The most fundamental change is that there are many, many more words,” said Aaron Golumbfskie, education director for PrepMatters. “If you don’t read well and happily, […]

What is Dysgraphia Video | Dyslexic Advantage

What is Dysgraphia? Dysgraphia is a specific disability that affects writing. The National Institues of Health (NIH) defines it like this: “Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person’s writing to be distorted or incorrect. In children, the disorder generally emerges when they are first introduced to writing. They […]
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5 Must-Know Facts About Dyslexia & ADA

Important Update for All Students!

What are the 5 Facts about Dyslexia and ADA that you must know ? (from a newly released document from the US Department of Justice):

#1. Proof of Past Testing is Generally Sufficient to Support a Request

This is a huge decision – and certain to ease the financial burden for many […]

Got Science: Dyslexia and Dysgraphia ARE Different and Why SLD Should RIP

From the University of Washington: “Structural brain differences between children with dyslexia and dysgraphia and children who are typical language learners have been observed…Researchers say the findings prove that using a single category of learning disability to qualify for special education services is not scientifically supported.”

In a recent misplaced effort by the American Psychiatric […]

Gifted with Dyslexia – Twice Exceptional Student at School

Thanks Dr Dan Peters for his excellent reminder at Huffpo, Sorry But Your Child is Too Bright to Help, excerpt: “..he has trouble reading fluently and has trouble with writing and
has been diagnosed with dyslexia and dysgraphia, but he is meeting minimum grade expected levels…”
As Dan points out, RTI was designed to provide additional […]

Dyslexic Advantage Library of Math and Dyscalculia Resources [Premium]

Many dyslexic students benefit by visual, hands-on, schema-based, and other strategies to learn arithmetic and higher math. Contents include: Dyscalculia Handbook Nix the Tricks – (Teaching concepts and not just math ‘tricks’) Teaching Mathematics to Non-Sequential Learners Singapore Bar Model Strategy Strategies for Reducing Math Anxiety Spatial Reasoning for K-12 Teaching Through Feedback Dyslexia and […]
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