The Department of Justice has also released video clarification of key rights for students regarding testing accommodations under the ADA or Americans with Disabilities Act. The entire video is located at the bottom of this post, but we are highlighting a section that mentions dyslexia by name (starts at 3:29)
Exams are to be administered […]
What is Dysgraphia? Dysgraphia is a specific disability that affects writing.
The National Institues of Health (NIH) defines it like this: “Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person’s writing to be distorted or incorrect. In children, the disorder generally emerges when they are first introduced to writing. They […]
Do you know what your students are understanding? Checkout these free K-8 resources for reading comprehension.
Silent reading is preferred by most dyslexic students, but if comprehension isn’t checked, reading difficulties won’t be discovered.
If you’re a parent reading with your child, then narration or asking your student to paraphrase back what has been happening a story may […]