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What is Dysgraphia Video | Dyslexic Advantage

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 […]
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Dyslexia | Free Reading Comprehension Resources

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 […]

[Premium] Dyslexia at College : Crash Course

College is Coming! Here are some great tips and tricks for dyslexic students in higher education. Also don’t leave home without getting digital copies of your dyslexia paperwork. You’ll want to send to the LD office on campus. They will help you with accommodations, tutoring, and more! Dyslexia at College Tips, Tricks, and Strategies Here’s […]
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The Problem with Common Core Math and Dyslexia – Showing Work [Premium]

There are a lot of problems with Common Core Math and Dyslexia, but here’s one (and it’s a big one to talk about – the requirement to show work as part of math problem solving. From Education News: “…the amount of work required for explanation turns a straightforward problem into a long managerial task that is […]
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Got Science: Dyslexia and Dysgraphia ARE Different and Why SLD Should RIP

From the University of Washington: “Structural brain differences between children with dyslexia and dysgraphia and children who are typical language learners have been observed…Researchers say the findings prove that using a single category of learning disability to qualify for special education services is not scientifically supported.”

In a recent misplaced effort by the American Psychiatric […]

Teaching Writing to Dyslexic Students [Premium]

Some great take-home points from Charley Haynes’ webinar on Teaching Writing to Dyslexic Students. Premium Subscribers, log into your Premium account for handouts and webinar video below. – Use multisensory instruction in the writing process (Listening, Speaking, Reading Writing) works well for most dyslexic students – Teach Vocabulary with Themes – Start discussions with an evocative picture or experience […]
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What is Dysgraphia Card for Teachers

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Dysgraphia is a disability of written expression is one of the most common LDs and reasons for student underachievement, yet far too few parents, students, or teachers are aware of how it can impact on standardized testing or general school performance. Many […]