Are you a current college or graduate with dyslexia? If so, Elizabeth Geiger, a PhD candidate in Counseling Psychology at Columbia University Teachers College would like you to take her survey. She’s trying to identify and improve the status quo for students who learn differently in higher education.
Requirements: at least 18 years old, US […]
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 […]
Patience, Focus, Extra-time, External Review
• Force myself to spend that extra time on making text better, pass after pass, correcting mistakes and reworking things.
• Have someone review what I’ve written…
• Read emails to myself out loud which forces me to read slower and not skip words or read them in the wrong order.
Switching to […]
“From a very young age, emphasis was always on the visual…” Andrew Green shares his experience in his graduate thesis of growing up visually and virtually print-free.
After he discovered audiobooks and it “opened up my eyes to an unknown pleasure…I am experiencing something completely new; ingesting information and imagining without any previous visual criteria; […]
Visual Scientist Matthew Schneps of the Smithsonian finds ‘dyslexic advantage’ reading visual scenes.
Dr. Matthew Schneps, director of the Lab for Visual Learning at the Smithsonian has found a heightened ability to read visual scenes among severe life-long dyslexics vs. typical readers.
Excerpt: “People with dyslexia, who face lifelong struggles with reading, exhibit numerous associated low-level […]