Dyslexia needn't hold doctors back
(Reuters Health) - - Failing kindergarten was the first of many school struggles for Blake Charlton. Diagnosed with dyslexia, he was relegated to remedial classes that he barely passed. Now, at 35, reading still poses a challenge. He's a self-described ...
Reuters - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:21

Clinton schools use font to help students with dyslexia
Students with dyslexia in Clinton schools have another tool available to help with reading and schoolwork. After doing some research, Lori Snider, the district's instructional technologist, ran across something interesting: a font called Dyslexie ...
Jackson Clarion Ledger - Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:33

Children with dyslexia best helped early
The Legislature's Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on Thursday will consider a bill that aspires to change how our schools deal with children who have dyslexia. The bill includes provisions for training teachers and improving the screening, ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:00

Proposed bill hopes to detect dyslexia in students earlier
OKLAHOMA CITY – Michelle Keiper couldn't figure out why her son was struggling to learn how to spell. “I started to notice his spelling. We could study. We would get the spelling words on Friday. We could study all weekend and sometimes he would be ...
kfor.com - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:00

8 successful tech leaders who overcame a learning disability called dyslexia
When you get caught up in the billion- dollar success stories of tech entrepreneurs, it's easy to overlook some of the adversities they had to overcome. But some of the most successful tech leaders have faced a reading disorder called dyslexia. It's a ...
Business Insider - Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:20

An idea beyond words: Plano students develop app to help dyslexics read better
Rice Middle School students Rishi Shridharan, 14, and David Yue, 13, were part of a team of eighth-graders that developed the concept for Mind Glass, an app to help dyslexics read better by customizing text to their specific needs. MIT will build the app.
Dallas Morning News - Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:54

Dyslexia dilemma in Virginia public schools
Dyslexia is a language-based disorder which results in a person having difficulties with language skills such as reading, spelling and writing, even though the person might be highly intelligent. Howard noticed Michael struggled with learning to read ...
13newsnow.com - Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:16

Bill: Train teachers to see, react to, dyslexia
Daily Press - Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:31

Barbee: Dyslexia vs. specific learning disabilities
I would often have parents say, “I think my child has dyslexia.” I would listen to their concerns, nodding my head and then when they finished speaking, I would explain that the education system does not use the term “dyslexia.” Instead, the assessment ...
Asheville Citizen-Times - Sun, 01 Feb 2015 21:03

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