In a very close vote (12-10), the Senate defeated Senator Bill Cassidy’s submission of an Amendment to the ESEA / No Child Left Behind Act that would have allowed (not even mandated) federal funds to be used for better education of students with dyslexia in public schools. You can contact and share your comments […]
Last Wednesday we had the pleasure of lecturing to the students at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education on the topic “Dyslexia 2015”. The Stanford students were amazingly bright and extremely attentive, and we were inspired to think of the wonderful impact they’ll have as leaders in the field of education!
Our talk contained an up […]
Dyslexia has traditionally been defined as a brain-based condition that causes difficulty mastering reading-related skills, such as:
identifying and manipulating the component sounds in words (phonological processing)
sounding out words (decoding), recognizing printed words by sight, and spelling words (encoding)
reading sentences and passages quickly and accurately (fluently), and with comprehension in line with […]
Thanks Angelina Jolie for her “Different is Good” speech. at the Kids’ Choice awards this past week.
Jolie: “When I was little…I was told I was different and I felt out of place, and the one day I realized something…something I hope you all realize…different is good.
So… don’t fit in, don’t sit still, don’t ever try to […]