When Dyslexic Advantage’s Legislative Action leader attorney Leila Leoncavallo met with Senator Bill Cassidy and Representative Lamar Smith of the Dyslexia Caucus in Washington DC, she found out that the voices of parents and students personally affected by lack of dyslexia policies in public schools weren’t being heard by government officials. As a result, […]
Reading picture books aloud to children has 2-3x higher likelihood of introducing new vocabulary words according to Dominic Massaro, Professor at University of California Santa Cruz.
From Edsource (HT: DD-CO)
“We talk with a lazy tongue,” Massaro said. “We tend to point at something or use a pronoun and the context tells you what it is. We […]
Dyslexic Advantage meets in Washington DC! Huge thanks to newly appointed Manager of Legislative Action and Advocacy, attorney Leila Leoncavallo!
Dyslexic Advantage participated in #DyslexiaHillDay July 14th, an event co-sponsored by Decoding Dyslexia and NCLD.
The event a good opportunity to get the broader LD community, but also sobering with presentations from various groups explaining why […]
“The cumulative effect of these studies suggests that a more judicious approach to treating mental disorders would be to replace a “disability” or “illness” paradigm with a “diversity” perspective that takes into account both strengths and weaknesses and the idea that variation can be positive in and of itself. To this end, a new […]