When dyslexia blocked his path to college football, Maryland high school ...
It has been a wild journey, Avery would tell them, one worthy of a book or a movie — the way he overcame dyslexia, pulled off an identity fraud, nearly played major-conference college football under an assumed name, then ended the charade and made it ...
Washington Post - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:39

Dyslexia center in Youngstown closing
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – In less than 24 hours, a center that helps children with dyslexia is closing its doors. The Children's Dyslexia Center of Youngstown has been around for 16 years. Right now, it serves 15 students at its facility inside the ...
WKBN.com - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:22

Health Check: Diagnosing dyslexia
Nineteen-year-old Adonys Rodriguez was diagnosed about a year and a half ago. He gets tripped up on what one might think is an easy word. But, make no mistake. "It has nothing to do with intelligence. It is also not reversing letters, which sometimes ...
Turn to 10 - Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:53

Technology helps dyslexics decode written word
A eureka moment for Brian Meersma arrived when his grandfather read aloud from the book the severely dyslexic boy, then in seventh grade, was having to decipher, word by laborious word. "I said something like, 'I didn't know this was such a good book!
Philly.com - Sun, 30 Nov 2014 00:05

Dimes For Dyslexia Fundraiser Now in Second Year
If you've ever taken a stroll through the Nittany Mall, it's likely you've passed the Ford pickup truck in the middle of the mall filled with coins. No, the Ford was not parked there by accident. Actually, it's the donation box for the Children's ...
State College News - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 05:55

Dyslexia: A Potential Cause of Your Child's Educational Difficulties
As many children in the United States are managing to get through the demands, responsibilities, and academic expectations of the school system, there are also many children who are having some struggle. Focusing difficulties, attention problems ...
PsychCentral.com - Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:39

New center offers evaluation, tutoring for people with dyslexia
“If you were to read them 'Harry Potter,' they could tell you everything that's going on,” Lindeman says of the dyslexic student. “They could tell you the storyline. They could answer your questions about it. However, if you ask them to go put their ...
The Herald-Times (subscription) - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:30

Roanoke school hosts event to clear up misconceptions of dyslexia
"When people leave, they understand that these kids have a lot of ability because it's not their thinking skills that are changed or are different because of dyslexia, we say it's a transportation issue, it's getting the information in and out ...
WDBJ7 - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:17

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