Princeton nonprofit group shows unique challenges facing students with dyslexia
For a person with dyslexia, trying to write a word or a number can be much like that, said Susan Lippman, professional outreach coordinator for the local site of Learning Ally, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those with learning disabilities.
The Star-Ledger - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:15

'I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic'
Because my brain was working in a different way,” Josh said. “And I'm just like, 'No, I am not stupid…I'm just dyslexic.' ” In every U.S.classroom, on average, one or two students has dyslexia. The brain-based learning disability often runs in ...
WBUR - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:18

Schools to test students for dyslexia this fall
In 2013, an act to ensure that all students with dyslexia had certain needs met by all public schools in Arkansas was passed. Courtney Brown will talk with Nettleton School District Special Education Director to discuss how testing will work and what ...
KAIT - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:45

Local woman tries to help kids, adults with dyslexia
Most people assume that someone with dyslexia merely reads backwards or switches a few letters around. The truth is it's a complex learning disability. People with dyslexia fall on a spectrum somewhere from mild to “profoundly dyslexic,” as Sara says.
Belgrade News - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:00

New law to help Illinois students with dyslexia
Pat Quinn on Saturday entitles dyslexic students to special education services. It also creates a reading advisory group that will operate for one year. The group will create recommendations for school districts on recognizing and instructing dyslexic ...
SFGate - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:37

New dyslexia law in Illinois - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:37

Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read
When he was in first grade, Josh's parents enrolled him in a research study at Boston Children's Hospital investigating the genetics of dyslexia. Since then, Josh has completed regular MRI scans of his brain. Initially, it seemed daunting. “When we ...
KQED (blog) - Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:42

Help with dyslexia
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandoval Masonic Lodge No. 76 in Rio Rancho has announced the formation of an educational corporation. This non-profit corporation will administer a Masonic school for children with dyslexia, announced Dan Stouffer, master of ...
Albuquerque Journal - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:48

Hanover Township mom of dyslexic kids helps get law passed
Daphne Uliana and two of her three children Samuel, 16, and Lauren, 10, pose for a photo Thursday at their home in Hanover Township, Northampton County. Daphne was instrumental in getting the Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program ...
The Express-Times - Fri, 04 Jul 2014 05:11

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