Georgia Gov. Kemp signs dyslexia screening, other school-related legislation

from https://tinyurl.com/yxfnzaye By Ty Tagami, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In five years, all Georgia elementary schools will have to screen every kindergartner for a reading condition called dyslexia. But the main effect of Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to sign Senate Bill 48 Thursday should come sooner: new teacher training. The historic legislation, Georgia’s first dyslexia mandate, easily passed both… Continue reading Georgia Gov. Kemp signs dyslexia screening, other school-related legislation

Mollie King spent her childhood feeling ‘stupid’ before being diagnosed with dyslexia

by Sarah Young from https://tinyurl.com/y3gj8d2k Mollie King has revealed she spent her childhood feeling “stupid” before being diagnosed with dyslexia. The former Saturdays singer delivered a powerful speech at the All-Party Parliamentary Group as an ambassador for the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) about her experience on Wednesday. During the speech, King revealed that her diagnosis… Continue reading Mollie King spent her childhood feeling ‘stupid’ before being diagnosed with dyslexia

Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives- #Family – The Funny Thing about Dyslexia by Jen Moore — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

This is the second post from the archives of Jen Moore who has been blogging about life with chickens, cats and children for five years. This week Jen shares the adventures of her adorable son, who has a unique perspective on life and who with his family handles the challenge of dyslexia with determination and […]… Continue reading Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives- #Family – The Funny Thing about Dyslexia by Jen Moore — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

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