California Teachers Union, School Boards Oppose Dyslexia Testing Bill
A new bill would require all kindergarten to third-grade students be screened annually for learning disabilities, specifically for dyslexia. Kelly Sandman-Hurley and Tracy Block-Zaretski, who run San Diego's Dyslexia Training Institute, a private ...
KPBS - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:47

Sen. Cassidy holds rally, luncheon for dyslexia awareness
Senator Bill Cassidy held a luncheon today to discuss the effects of dyslexia, and how to teach children with the disorder. Cassidy's plan revolves around screening children early to help them overcome the disorder, which can hinder a child's ability ...
WBXH - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:37

Legislation to benefit students with dyslexia approved in committee
“Early identification of dyslexia is extremely important,” Frazier said. “I want to highlight this issue and start a meaningful conversation between parents, teachers and experts so that we can work together toward a solution that will give these ...
TheReporter.Com - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:18



Big Hearts in the Big Country: Abilene Woman with Dyslexia Helping Children ...
She has severe dyslexia, a reading disorder that is often misunderstood. Stevenson says it's a language learning difference that affects many intelligent students in school. It often takes them longer to distinguish the sounds in letter called, phonology.
Big Country Homepage - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:45

Dyslexia causing financial stress to 66% of families with condition
The DAI, Ireland's advocacy organisation for those with dyslexia, revealed that the majority of children in Ireland have to seek a dyslexia assessment privately, placing huge financial strain on parents. The average annual cost associated with ...
BreakingNews.ie - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:37



Richard Branson explains why he considers dyslexia his greatest business ...
When he was in school, many of Virgin chairman Richard Branson's teachers considered him stupid and lazy. His mind was quite active, but he had a difficult time focusing, which in retrospect he attributes to not having his dyslexia accommodated, he ...
Business Insider Australia - Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:15



Is There Such a Thing as Musical Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a learning disability that occurs when the brain is unable to process written words, even when the person has had proper training in reading. Researchers debate the underlying causes and treatments, but the predominant theory is that people ...
Newsweek - Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:03

Cassidy to host dyslexia education event Friday
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., is hosting Friday a luncheon to discuss dyslexia and education. Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, founders and directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity will join Cassidy for a discussion called “The Science ...
The Advocate (blog) - Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:18


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