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Screen Children with Reading Problems for Hearing Difficulties

Children with dyslexia should be screened for hearing problems, says a UK researcher, after her research team found that 1 in 4 students had significant hearing problems that were not suspected by parents. Their study also found that 1 in 3 children with a hearing problem had problems with reading and writing.

Said Dr. Helen […]

Dyslexia Laws 2018

Thanks Martha Youman and Nancy Mather for their Update on Dyslexia Laws 2018.

Download pdf HERE.

The paper is also available on Research Gate here.

Check out how things compare with 2017 below.

Here’s our 2017 snapshot of Passed Dyslexia Laws in the US. This is rapidly changing time for dyslexia legislation, so please update us with corrections, changes, […]

Nobel Prize Winner Carol Greider

Dr. Carol Greider was folding laundry at home when she got the call in 2009 that she had won the Nobel Prize in Medicine. She decided to wake up her kids and tell them. “Do we have to go to school?”. “No you don’t,” she said, and she took them in to work with […]

[PREMIUM] Big Picture and Dyspraxia

The good news about dyspraxia is that there are many positive strategies that can significantly improve functioning. #1. SELF-AWARENESS – Self-awareness is the most important tool of children and adults with dyspraxia. There are many everyday classroom and real world tasks that can be extremely difficult or even impossible for a person with dyspraxia. Without […]

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HOW TO HELP WITH ALGEBRA: Positive and Negative Numbers

Some students have difficulty using a number line because of right-left difficulties and the fact that there are some counter-intuitive principles when dealing with positive and negative numbers (the negative of a negative number is a positive).

What might make more intuitive sense is considering positive and negative numbers in terms of money.
-4 + – […]

RESILIENCE

Resilience is a popular topic among today’s educational leaders, and for good reason. If you grow up with significant academic, social, or socio-economic stress, you’re more likely to still grow up as a happy, successful, and adaptive adult if you are resilient.

Many external factors support resilience, like a supportive family or caregiver and stable […]

[PREMIUM] Never Give Up

“Throw your soldiers into positions whence there is no escape, and they will prefer death to flight. If they will face death, there is nothing they may not achieve. Officers and men alike will put forth their uttermost strength.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War   Ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu recognized that […]

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Karina Eide Memorial College Scholarship Winners 2018

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Singer Songwriter Actress Jewel

Jewel is a multi-platinum singer-songwriter, poet, and actress who found success playing in coffeehouses in San Diego where she was discovered by a music manager and signed with Atlantic Records in 1994. It was 1996 when her first album took off, climbing to #11 on Billboard’s Top 100. It has since sold 11 million […]

Sabrina Brazzo Dyslexic Ballerina Dancer

Sabrina Brazzo, former Principal Dancer at La Scala has put her experiences with dyslexia on the stage in Milan in a show entitled, My Life as an Artist – Stories of Ordinary and Extraordinary Dyslexia.

In the show, the audience hears her parents hearing their worries that their toddler isn’t talking, she doesn’t follow […]