Malloy's dyslexia influences state ed policy
In June, he signed a law that identifies dyslexia as a "primary disability" for special education services and requires teacher education programs to train future teachers in dyslexia recognition and intervention. The law, Public Act 14-39, will go ...
Danbury News Times - Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:26

WITH VIDEOS: Dyslexia awareness helps students who need alternative ...
In conjunction with Dyslexia Awareness Month in October, the Friends of the St. Clair Library present “An Evening of Dyslexia Awareness” on Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m., presented by Dunker. The program will discuss symptoms and teaching methods that really ...
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers - Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:11

Mayor proclaims October as dyslexia awareness month
Martinsville Mayor Phil Deckard presents a proclamation to Marcie Malan while Cheryl Clemens looks on with Kristi Dunigan. The proclamation makes October dyslexia awareness month in Martinsville. With them are Keara nad Jace Malan and Caleb ...
Reporter-Times - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:11

Oregon education leaders should think like dyslexics: Guest opinion
Did you know, 15-20 percent of the population has some degree of dyslexia? Did you know that Oregon school districts and their teachers are ill-equipped, through no-fault-of-their-own, to serve these students? Did you know that teachers cannot take a ...
The Oregonian - - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:15

Dyslexia in Chinese
Until recently it was assumed that dyslexia had a universal biological origin, whatever language a person was reading. But being dyslexic in Chinese is not the same as being dyslexic in English, according to Wai Ting Siok of Hong Kong University. Her ...
The Economist (blog) - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:54

One student's dyslexia changed how a community viewed learning
When Liz Woody's son Mason was in third grade, he struggled to read basic words. After Woody moved Mason to a specialized school, she set out to transform techniques to reach struggling readers. John Tulenko of Learning Matters has the story.
PBS NewsHour - Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:18

Dyslexic spies: There are benefits worth waiting for
Thirty years on, I am still dyslexic, I still can't spell but am rather more militant about it. In fact – I think it's your problem. After all, as the dyslexic journalist AA Gill pointed out, you're the people who thought it was a smart idea to spell ...
The Independent - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:45

GCHQ employs more than 100 dyslexic and dyspraxic spies - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:05

My dyslexia means I can't spell, but I can be a spy (blog) - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:07

GCHQ employs dozens of dyslexic 'spies' with special skills to help crack codes
Daily Mail - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:45

Dyslexic spies: GCHQ's secret strategy to tackle terrorism and espionage
RT - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:37

GCHQ anti-terror chiefs harnessing minds of 120 dyslexic and dyspraxic spies ... - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:26

Code-breakers at GCHQ dyslexic just like Alan Turing
Gloucestershire Echo - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:56

Text-To-Speech Apps Aid Students With Dyslexia
"I was astonished by the number of students with learning disabilities, and I mentioned this to Dror, who -- being a skillful programmer -- suggested that we develop an application that can improve the learning capabilities for those with dyslexia or ...
InformationWeek - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:56

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