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Could it be GRAMMAR?

Hidden grammar difficulties can be common reason why older students with dyslexia hit a plateau with reading, writing, and even testing. The problem is so subtle at times that many difficulties may be missed for years if not for their entire academic careers.

One of the reasons that the problem is difficult to detect is […]

Top Dyslexia App: Grammarly

Congratulations to Grammarly, a free-premium software that adds directly onto the Safari, Chrome, and the Firefox browser and can be downloaded HERE. I’ve been using it on my Mac and it’s already caught a number of errors.

If you use Microsoft Word or Outlook on Windows, install Grammarly for MS Office here.

This app is great […]

Dyslexia and the Common Core – Pros, Cons, and Caveats

The Common Core is a hot topic right now as 43 states and 4 territories have adopted the school standards (see map below).

What does this mean for dyslexic students? The answer is “It depends.” Some of the goals of the Common Core are good – to improve college readiness, to foster deeper knowledge and its application through […]

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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