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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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Actor Film Producer Channing Tatum on Being Dyslexic

“I’ve learned more from people than I have from school or from books…” – Channing Tatum, actor and film producer

“I have never considered myself a very smart person, for a lot reasons. Not having early success on that one path messes with you….you get lumped in classes with kids with autism and Down Syndrome, […]

Dyslexia Card for Teachers

What is Dyslexia?  What do we tell our teacher?

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It’s an all-too-common reality that most dyslexic students aren’t able to obtain comprehensive testing – and teachers may not know how to create dyslexia-friendly classrooms.

This card may provide a friendly opening for further conversation about dyslexia and how to optimize a particular student’s success.

We plan on providing […]

One of the Best College Application Essays We’ve Seen…

‘Tis the season for College Application Essays. We recently had the pleasure of reading this wonderful essay from Elias Schultz (currently a Freshman at prestigious Amherst College in Massachusetts).

It’s young people like Eli who are heralds of a new generation. Bravo Eli !!!  You also write beautifully!

“When I started the process of looking for […]

Dyslexic Advantage Talks to Bestselling Author Vince Flynn

Recently Brock and I re-discovered a wonderful phone interview we had with Vince Flynn, author of the Mitch Rapp series and a #1 New York Time Bestselling Author. Vince was amazing for so many reasons and he was a powerful spokesperson for the advantages associated with dyslexia. Vince received 60 rejection letters for his […]

Learning Math By Visualization and Understand the Big Picture

Ross describes his breakthrough to understanding the big picture and visualizing the meaning of math. He went from being hopeless at remembering math rules and procedures to an almost overnight expert, enjoying how to puzzles and figure out multiple ways of doing things.

The Gifts of Being a Dyslexic Teacher

Kudos to Matthew Friday for a beautifully written post on the gifts of being a dyslexic teacher. His experiences in his youth now make him an attentive a metacognitive teacher who richly understands his students’ experiences and their requirements to thrive in the classroom.

 

 

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“Leaping ahead 15 years, I now find that having dyslexia is […]