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3 keys to teaching students with dyslexia to read

BY ANGELA GIBSONJune 9th, 2020 from https://tinyurl.com/y993vzus A dyslexia specialist shares three ways educators can come together to help their students with learning disabilities There are so many myths surrounding what it means to have dyslexia, and unfortunately, the aspiring educator doesn’t typically learn the signs of dyslexia in a college classroom. This presents a… Continue reading 3 keys to teaching students with dyslexia to read

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Mick Fleetwood Credits His Dyslexia With the Drumming Pattern in One of Fleetwood Mac’s Greatest Hits

from https://tinyurl.com/yaftw59s Musical artists today are enormously talented, but many classic rock fans have a soft spot for the rock stars of the 60s and 70s. For any classic rock fan, musical group Fleetwood Mac is one of the best examples of the music of that era. Frontwoman Stevie Nicks is, of course, a legendary queen and perhaps the most recognizable… Continue reading Mick Fleetwood Credits His Dyslexia With the Drumming Pattern in One of Fleetwood Mac’s Greatest Hits

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Understanding Literacy Difficulties vs. Disabilities

from https://resilienteducator.com/classroom-resources/reading-comprehension-disabilities/ Tweens are going through a challenging growth period both physically and emotionally; sometimes there is no task more challenging than improving reading habits of middle schoolers. Reading proficiency is incredibly important, not only for a child’s schooling but for the quality of his or her life outside of school. Unfortunately, not all children… Continue reading Understanding Literacy Difficulties vs. Disabilities

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Learning to learn — Learning to write

Do you remember when facts and knowledge were valuable? Maybe I am remembering a society that never existed, which is quite likely, but I always thought that pathological liers were prohibited from significant stakes in society. Looking at politics, this is clearly not the case. I am coming towards the end of my PhD, and […]Learning… Continue reading Learning to learn — Learning to write

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Dyslexia

Treatment Getting Raves In Britain from https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dyslexia/ by Rebecca Leung You may not know it, but chances are someone close to you has dyslexia. As many one in 10 of us has some form of dyslexia, a debilitating condition in which letters are scrambled, words are blurred, and reading is difficult, if not impossible. Finding… Continue reading Dyslexia

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Learning Ally’s Spotlight on Dyslexia Conference Delivers Impactful Professional Learning for Educators in a 100% Virtual Setting

From: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/learning-allys-spotlight-dyslexia-conference-170500155.html The 5th annual Spotlight on Dyslexia Virtual Conference is designed for educators of all levels and will take place on Friday, June 5, 2020, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET. Sixteen world-class experts in the fields of dyslexia, literacy and neuroscience will share new research, strategies and insights for identifying and supporting… Continue reading Learning Ally’s Spotlight on Dyslexia Conference Delivers Impactful Professional Learning for Educators in a 100% Virtual Setting

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Princess Beatrice Opens Up About Her Dyslexia in Rare Interview

Annie GoldsmithMay 26, 2020, 11:55 AM EDT from https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/princess-beatrice-opens-her-dyslexia-155500120.html Photo credit: Courtesy Made By Dyslexia Over the weekend, Princess Beatrice opened up about her childhood struggles with dyslexia and her hopes for change in the education system. In a video for Made By Dyslexia, a charity designed to raise awareness about the learning disability, the Princess shared… Continue reading Princess Beatrice Opens Up About Her Dyslexia in Rare Interview

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Detecting dyslexia with interactions that do not require a knowledge of language

from https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-05-dyslexia-interactions-require-knowledge-language.html by Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona The first row shows the correct symbol and the following the distractors for the four different stages of the visual part of the game. Credit: UPF Dyslexia is a specific learning disorder that affects 5-15% of the world population. MusVis, a web game developed by Maria Rauschenberger… Continue reading Detecting dyslexia with interactions that do not require a knowledge of language

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The Gates School, a charter school for students with dyslexia plans to open in 2021

from https://tinyurl.com/yd27bope Apr 12, 2020 During the Charter Institute at Erskine Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday, April 8, The Gates School, was approved to open in the fall of 2021. The Charleston area public charter school will serve students with dyslexia and related reading challenges. With purposeful planning and a commitment to be strong… Continue reading The Gates School, a charter school for students with dyslexia plans to open in 2021

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5 Reasons Why Dyslexics Make Great Communicators

by Kate Griggs Here’s a fact: 9 out of 10 dyslexics have poor spelling, punctuation and grammar, but many are amazing communicators. From Pulitzer-prize winning journalists to respected CNN news anchors, high-profile Bishops to gifted space communicators, dyslexics use their curiosity and passion to explore the world, understand complex situations or facts and explain them… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Dyslexics Make Great Communicators