Decoding Dyslexia CA and The Reading League Join Forces to Improve Literacy

PRWeb Published 9:00 pm EDT, Friday, April 12, 2019 Decoding Dyslexia CA and The Reading League are combining ongoing efforts to change the literacy research-to-practice pipeline in our public schools. Decoding Dyslexia CA (DDCA) and The Reading League (TRL) announced today the decision to become Alliance Partners. DDCA and TRL have a shared mission to… Continue reading Decoding Dyslexia CA and The Reading League Join Forces to Improve Literacy

Elementary Grade Intervention Approaches to Treat Specific Learning Disabilities, Including Dyslexia

By Stephanie Al Otaiba,  Amy Gillespie Rouse,  and Kristi Baker https://doi.org/10.1044/2018_LSHSS-DYSLC-18-0022 This article is a narrative review of the literature is to provide a description of intensive interventions for elementary grade students with dyslexia, students with learning disabilities, and students with intensive reading and writing needs. Method First, we provide a brief overview of response to intervention. Second, we… Continue reading Elementary Grade Intervention Approaches to Treat Specific Learning Disabilities, Including Dyslexia

‘This has really helped me embrace my dyslexia’: How a science project helped make a Dallas teen more confident

This article shows how an eighth-grade science project unexpectedly unleashed a world of possibility for a Dallas teen. Author: Teresa Woodard Published: 6:14 AM CDT April 8, 2019 Updated: 6:47 AM CDT April 8, 2019 CARROLLTON, Texas — Ella Bennett swallowed her nerves and confidently explained her science project as the not-so-easily-impressed eyes of a couple dozen fourth… Continue reading ‘This has really helped me embrace my dyslexia’: How a science project helped make a Dallas teen more confident

Bills to target dyslexia in the classroom

April 8, 2019  from https://wkow.com/news/top-stories/2019/04/08/bills-to-target-dyslexia-in-the-classroom/ MADISON (WKOW) —  Wisconsin Institute for Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia says school districts currently don’t have tools for teachers when they need to help students with dyslexia. Dyslexia is a type of learning disability where individuals often have difficulties with word recognition and spelling. A new proposal introduced by Rep. Bob Kulp (R-Stratford)… Continue reading Bills to target dyslexia in the classroom

Decoding Dyslexia CA and The Reading League Join Forces to Improve Literacy

SAN FRANCISCO PRWeb Published 9:00 pm EDT, Friday, April 12, 2019 Decoding Dyslexia CA and The Reading League are combining ongoing efforts to change the literacy research-to-practice pipeline in our public schools. Decoding Dyslexia CA (DDCA) and The Reading League (TRL) announced today the decision to become Alliance Partners. DDCA and TRL have a shared mission to raise… Continue reading Decoding Dyslexia CA and The Reading League Join Forces to Improve Literacy

Indiana Expands Resources for Children With Dyslexia

Legislation taking effect this fall in Indiana will expand resources for students with dyslexia. In this Jan. 17, 2019 photo, Alfonso Benavente Gutierrez high-fives Darlene Bell during a lesson at the B.E.A.R Reading Center in South Bend, Ind. A new state law calls for one reading specialist trained in dyslexia for each school corporation and… Continue reading Indiana Expands Resources for Children With Dyslexia

Dyslexics show a difference in sensory processing

Published Thursday 22 December 2016 Neuroscientists at MIT and Boston University have discovered that a basic mechanism underlying sensory perception is deficient in individuals with dyslexia, according to study published in Neuron. The brain typically adapts rapidly to sensory input, such as the sound of a person's voice or images of faces and objects, as a way… Continue reading Dyslexics show a difference in sensory processing