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10 Teaching Tips for Dyslexia

from https://www.nessy.com. 1. Praise Gives Power Criticism Kills A person with dyslexia needs a boost to their self-confidence before they can learn to overcome their difficulties. They have already experienced failure and deep down they often don’t believe they are capable of learning. To re-establish self-confidence provide the opportunity to succeed and give praise for small… Continue reading 10 Teaching Tips for Dyslexia

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Are Dyslexics More Entrepreneurial?

by Viatcheslav Wlassoff, PhD | June 20, 2018 from http://brainblogger.com Dyslexia is rather common: it is estimated that around 5-10% of individuals are dyslexic. Despite an apparent disability, some are famous, like Tom Cruise or Richard Branson. Obviously, they do not suffer from a lack of intelligence and are, in fact, quite successful in the business world. So… Continue reading Are Dyslexics More Entrepreneurial?

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Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

March 11, 20186:00 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition EMILY HANFORD Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But getting help for children who have it in public school can be a nightmare. "They wouldn't acknowledge that he had a problem," says Christine Beattie about her… Continue reading Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

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Dealing With Dyslexia, Starting With One Family’s Battle For A Diagnosis

By Tonya Mosley May 30, 2017 Updated May 30, 2017 2:45 PM Most schools in Massachusetts don't screen for dyslexia, even though experts say diagnosing the learning disability early is the key to successful interventions. Instead, many districts wait until a child shows obvious signs of trouble reading or writing. Some advocates say by then, it's too late. One… Continue reading Dealing With Dyslexia, Starting With One Family’s Battle For A Diagnosis

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Personalized Learning Isn’t About Tech

By Paul France March 30, 2018 from https://www.edutopia.org. The key is giving students the decision-making tools they need to shape their own learning experiences. Many teachers shy away from personalization due to its complexity. While the ultimate goal of technology-powered personalized learning is to minimize this complexity, the typical approach of pairing students with individualized content is reductive, at best.… Continue reading Personalized Learning Isn’t About Tech

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5 Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

from: http://pattan.net-website.s3.amazonaws.com/images/misc/2017/07/13/SLD_Conversations_D3.pdf When parents and educators use the same terms to describe a child’s challenges, it’s easier for them to communicate and work together. Parents and educators may have different opinions about specific terms like dyslexia or more general terms like learning disabilities. Understanding these terms and agreeing on which to use can help prevent… Continue reading 5 Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

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Author interview: Mary Avery Kabrich

From https://dyslexiclibrary.com  Posted on June 6, 2018 When I’m writing, I usually listen to one song on repeat. Working on this interview with psychologist and writer Mary Avery Kabrich, I have been listening to “Chosen” by Rose Cousins: “Give me a sign, a photo, a map Something to go by How am I supposed to know What I’m supposed… Continue reading Author interview: Mary Avery Kabrich