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Dyslexia in One Minute – Back to School

We will never really understand dyslexia unless we consider its strengths.

It’s Back to School and for many teachers, it could be the first time they realize they have a student with dyslexia in their class. Don’t forget the Big Picture of Dyslexia and share information with your teachers. Unreasonable expectations are major cause of stress, frustration, […]

California Dyslexia Bill A.B. 1369 Advances to the Governor Brown!

Dyslexia Law Advances to Governor Brown
CA Residents – Email Him!

California Senate unanimously passed A.B. 1369 which states that the Superintendent shall: “develop program guidelines for dyslexia to be used to assist regular education teachers, special education teachers, and parents to identify and assess pupils with dyslexia, and to plan, provide, evaluate, and improve educational […]

Dyslexia Accommodations | First Days of School – What to Say [Premium]

At the start of every term, students all over the world have to get  ready for the spiel they need to say to their teachers in order to get accommodations in place. It seems especially tough to expect elementary school students to do the talking, but if a parent or friend help coaches, it can be  a positive experience […]
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IMPORTANT! Dyslexia at School Survey – Take and Share!

We have been asked by Ollie Cantos of the Office of Civil Rights to assess the current status of students with dyslexia in US Schools. Are students getting appropriate or inappropriate education in their schools?

Please take our Dyslexia at School Survey . There have been no large scale surveys of dyslexic students in schools across the United States. […]

[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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Dyslexia Action in the US: Support HR 3033

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, […]