Quick or Slow Remediation? [Premium]

Quick or Slow Remediation? [Premium]

The learning challenges of dyslexia can be very mild or quite severe, but the severity of challenges are not the sole determination of whether remediation will be quick or slow. Once we visited an elite private school for dyslexia on the East Coast. Their aim to get students through their program in 2 years, in […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
Algebra: What Students See and What Mathematicians See [Premium]

Algebra: What Students See and What Mathematicians See [Premium]

  Ben Orlin is the author of Math with Bad Drawings and Change is the only Constant: The Wisdom of Calculus in a Madcap World.       Besides have a good sense of humor, Ben is good at recognizing the differences in the way students and mathematicians see math problems. Take for example, the […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
Writing: Elaboration [Premium]

Writing: Elaboration [Premium]

If you were to compare dyslexic and non-dyslexic university students in writing, it’s usually the case, that on average, dyslexic students write fewer words and fewer words that are polysyllabic. The reasons are several; slowness with word retrieval, writing, and spelling, organizational challenges, and working memory overload are likely contributors. Because multisyllabic words are more […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
How Not To Give Up On Learning A Second Language [Premium]

How Not To Give Up On Learning A Second Language [Premium]

Learning second languages are difficult for many dyslexic students; foreign language waivers or substitutions are common, but in spite of this, many can learn other languages and even multiple languages if the goal is conversation. Writing and spelling second and third language can be more difficult, but also possible for many people. Students may be […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
Diagramming Math [Premium]

Diagramming Math [Premium]

When we tested older students in our clinic who were in college on STEM tracks, I often asked students who were proficient in mathematics, what strategies were most helpful to them. Many of them found their own ways of solving problems – often using spatial and mental math strategies or diagrams. How did they learn […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
Free Structured Literacy Resources [Premium]

Free Structured Literacy Resources [Premium]

Even if these are unprecedented frustrating times for instruction due to the pandemic, there are occasional upsides – like the increased availability of free resources about structured literacy now available on the web. In many respects, it’s never been easier to sample different curricula, look at how others introduce lessons, and take advantage of free […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
Guiding and Teaching Tortoises and Hares [Premium]

Guiding and Teaching Tortoises and Hares [Premium]

Now the preceding article might suggest that the issue of processing speed is a simple one for individual students, but as George Dorry alluded to in his article, The Tortoise Hypothesis, there may be other factors involved. George’s article is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but he raises the practical complexities of trying to figure out just […]

To access this post, you must purchase a Premium Membership.

read more
Challenges of Pandemic Learning For Dyslexic Students

Challenges of Pandemic Learning For Dyslexic Students

As education slowly drifts to a new normal, and parents take stock of where they are and what their priorities are in education, it is best to be aware of what to be on the lookout for because dyslexic students learn so differently. AUDITORY PROCESSING HURDLES Because...

read more

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

Dyslexia for Teachers Course

Categories

SPONSORS





Neurolearning.com Dyslexia Screening
App
$49.99

 

Amazon Affiliate Notice

Dyslexic Advantage is an Amazon Affiliate. If you click on a link that takes you to the Amazon store, Dyslexic Advantage may earn money on qualifying purchases. Clicking HERE to enter Amazon and making a purchase may support Dyslexic Advantage. Thank you!

Dyslexia | Dyslexic Advantage