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How Dyslexia is a Different Brain, Not a Disease

from https://tinyurl.com/szsvgef by Holly Korbey Nov 27 This is chapter one of the MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia. You can find the remaining chapters and a complete printable PDF of the entire guide by clicking here. As a frame of reference, the act of reading is a human invention that’s only a few thousand years old. In Europe and the… Continue reading How Dyslexia is a Different Brain, Not a Disease

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Part II: How To Get Students Excited About Learning

From: https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/09/16/achievement-gap-students-learning-schools September 16, 2019Updated Sep 16, 2019 3:56 PM With Meghna Chakrabarti Rapping Shakespeare? Origami in math class? Out-of-the box ideas to get students excited about learning. Our special series, "The Fifty Year Fight: Solutions for Closing the Achievement Gap." Guests Pedro Noguera, founder of the Center for the Transformation of Schools at the University of California,… Continue reading Part II: How To Get Students Excited About Learning

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VON ALVENSLEBEN: Justifying our needs

MAFALDA VON ALVENSLEBEN 11:09 PM, OCT 28, 2019 GUEST COLUMNIST Yale is an incredibly old and prestigious institution. But do we ever stop to wonder what constitutes that idea of prestige? Academia is often touted as a means to a better future, the torch of knowledge passed down from previous generations, cultivating the innovations of tomorrow.… Continue reading VON ALVENSLEBEN: Justifying our needs

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How Learning Disabilities Can Affect Behavior

from https://www.verywellfamily.com/how-learning-disabilities-can-affect-behavior-2161916 By Douglas Haddad Updated September 26, 2019 LWA/Getty Images Education has long considered the effects of behavior on learning. But what if a child lacks both the necessary skill to perform expected tasks and displays behaviors that help them avoid or escape these undesirable tasks? Learn more about how learning disabilities may affect behavior. Frustrations… Continue reading How Learning Disabilities Can Affect Behavior

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Early Diagnosis is Key to Successful Dyslexia Treatment

POSTED 6:05 AM, OCTOBER 23, 2019, BY CHRISTINA SALONIKAS, UPDATED AT 07:06AM, OCTOBER 23, 2019 According to the International Dyslexia Association up to 20 percent of the country’s population is affected by the learning disability. True Potential Education in West Des Moines helps people of all ages who have dyslexia. Those affected process language a different way and have a… Continue reading Early Diagnosis is Key to Successful Dyslexia Treatment

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Dyslexia Treatment Getting Raves In Britain

2003Oct 21 CORRESPONDENTRebecca 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 an effective treatment has proven elusive.… Continue reading Dyslexia Treatment Getting Raves In Britain

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Maine Voices: Children can overcome dyslexia with help

A learning disability, not to be confused with a learning problem, which can involve visual, motor, hearing handicaps, intellectual disability, or emotional disturbance, but is instead a neurological processing problem, which can interfere with skills such as math, writing, or reading.  Treatment for the learning difference can be free to the client, but it is… Continue reading Maine Voices: Children can overcome dyslexia with help

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BVSD piloting dyslexia screening tool

from https://www.denverpost.com/2019/10/27/bvsd-dyslexia-screening-tool/ Aubrey Lockhart teaches a kindergarten class at Heatherwood Elementary School in Boulder on Friday. By AMY BOUNDS | boundsa@dailycamera.com | Boulder Daily CameraPUBLISHED: October 27, 2019 at 10:57 am | UPDATED: October 27, 2019 at 12:45 pm Boulder Valley School District is planning to pilot a dyslexia screening tool starting in the spring in a move being praised by local… Continue reading BVSD piloting dyslexia screening tool