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Dyslexia Accommodations for College Exams – PSAT, SAT, and ACT

​Although recent scientific research has shed light on the biological basis of dyslexia, many students with dyslexia face practical hurdles, one of the most recent in the news, a Yale medical student recently denied extended time accommodations by the United States Medical Licensing Exam for his medical boards.

 

Word Skips and Reading Mistakes on Test Questions 

A major […]

Dyslexia and Assistive Technology – Best iPad Apps for Dyslexia – Jamie Martin – Kildonan School

Jamie Martin’s terrific review of the best iPad apps for dyslexic students.

Dyslexia and Assistive Technology: How I Use Text-to-Speech-Dr Beth Gatewood

Dyslexic Advantage Webinar – Dr. Gatewood’s How I Use Text to Speech walks people through the different forms of text-to-speech, machine vs. human voices, resources like Bookshare, Kindle-Audible, and Learning Ally, and newer resources Prizmo and Bookscan. Beth’s webinar provides practical information for parents, students, teachers, and adults with dyslexia.
For a copy of Beth’s […]

Dyslexia and Video Game Designer Joe Booth – Crowded Fiction

Dyslexic Game Designer Joe Booth shares how he got involved in video game creation, childhood growing up dyslexic, and how he thinks games and education can revolutionize education. Joe recently created http://crowdedfiction.com, an unique interface to combine reading with interactive game play (iPad, iPhone, iPodtouch).

 

Joe is CEO of Vidya Gamer and Executive Producer / […]

SAT and Dyslexia – Battling the College Board

Excerpt: “Since 2003, the percentage of applications that are denied has quietly and rapidly risen by 25 percent, even though the number of test takers who are identified with legitimate learning disabilities has grown. A mere 2 percent take the test with accommodations, contrasted with the 10 to 20 percent of kids who probably […]

Conference on Dyslexia and Talent

What You May Not Know About Dyslexia….

What Do I Tell My Child? – Dyslexia Shouldn’t Be a Private Matter

​”…with few exceptions, most students crave candid conversations about their academic strengths and weaknesses. These conversations help students understand how they learn as well as devise thoughtful strategies to overcome their challenges. An honest dialogue also helps students develop the language and vocabulary necessary to advocate for themselves in school.” –  Kyle Redford
  Teacher Kyle Redford […]