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5 Must-Know Facts About Dyslexia & ADA

Important Update for All Students!

What are the 5 Facts about Dyslexia and ADA that you must know ? (from a newly released document from the US Department of Justice):

#1. Proof of Past Testing is Generally Sufficient to Support a Request

This is a huge decision – and certain to ease the financial burden for many […]

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. […]

Dyslexia and Strengths: Interview with Dean Bragonier – Notice Ability

Notice Ability is the brain child of Executive Dyslexic Dean Bragonier, a serial entrepreneur and most recently non-profit leader who has launched his own non-profit to foster strength-based afterschool programs for dyslexic students.

Dean will begin his 50 mile “Round the Island Swim” July 11th in order to fundraise for Notice Ability.

Brock and I first […]

Got Science: Dyslexia and Dysgraphia ARE Different and Why SLD Should RIP

From the University of Washington: “Structural brain differences between children with dyslexia and dysgraphia and children who are typical language learners have been observed…Researchers say the findings prove that using a single category of learning disability to qualify for special education services is not scientifically supported.”

In a recent misplaced effort by the American Psychiatric […]

How We Did It: Double Time Accommodations for Dysgraphia and Dyslexia [Premium]

It’s not easy. If you’re a student who requires double-time accommodations, be prepared for life-long advocacy in the educational system. Several factors may contribute to the need of double-time accommodations.  For dyslexic students, writing can take more than twice as long as age peers because of weak letter writing automaticity (fingers cannot automatize the formation of letters), trouble […]
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Science, Business School, and Dyslexia – College and Grad School Perspectives

Current Masters in Business student shares his experiences from growing up on a farm with dyslexia (but not formally diagnosed until college) to discovering strengths in science and business, work in a lab designing games for the mobility-impaired, and current graduate degree in Business.