There’s a viral post circulating on the Internet from a Texas special education professor: “It’s OK to say dyslexia!” U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan tweeted shortly before his agency released guidance targeting the needs of the 2.5 million students with a learning disability. But while the government highlights the unique needs of students with learning disabilities, they are […]
The US Department of Justice just released final regulations regarding the implementation of the American for Disabilities Act. “These rules clarify and refine issues that have arisen over the past 20 years and contain new and updated requirements.” Direct link to the gov ADA update is HERE.
The regulations should be shared with ALL schools […]
Alan Alda talks with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, and Dr. Manuel Casanova about recent advances in our understanding of the brain bases of Dyslexia as well as dyslexic strengths and advantages. This is the first in a series of videos from an event co-sponsored by Eye to Eye National and […]
It’s unusual to find a topic on which virtually everyone agrees, but we may have finally reached the point where every agrees, there is too much testing in public school.
Today, even President Obama said it: “…smart, strategic tests can help us measure our kids’ progress in school, and it can help them learn. But […]
From a recent article: “My teachers won’t let me take a photo of the Whiteboard…(are you serious?)” and the post has been shared over 1000 times. Yes, this is common. Yes this shouldn’t happen to students with dyslexia or dysgraphia.
We are still gathering data from our Dyslexia at School Study (if you haven’t taken it, […]
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 […]