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

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After federal probe, parents say Texas districts lack funding, staff to help kids with dyslexia

A federal report said Texas policy on how to serve students with dyslexia violates federal law. State officials say the policy was originally created to address a gap in federal law. BY ALIYYA SWABY FEB. 26, 2018 UPDATED: 2 PM   Katharine Margiotta's 13-year-old son has severe dyslexia and attends a middle school in the Austin Independent School… Continue reading After federal probe, parents say Texas districts lack funding, staff to help kids with dyslexia

Hard to Read: How American schools fail kids with dyslexia

STORY: Emily Hanford on https://www.apmreports.org      September 11, 2017 There are proven ways to help people with dyslexia learn to read, and a federal law that's supposed to ensure schools provide kids with help. But across the country, public schools are denying children proper treatment and often failing to identify them with dyslexia in the first… Continue reading Hard to Read: How American schools fail kids with dyslexia

Ed Department Sued Over Handling Of Disability-Related Complaints

by Michelle Diament | June 1, 2018 Advocates are suing the U.S. Department of Education after the agency altered its policies to give the Office for Civil Rights more discretion to dismiss complaints and prevent appeals. (Anne Meadows/Flickr) Disability advocates say that federal education officials acted illegally by fundamentally altering the way they handle discrimination complaints… Continue reading Ed Department Sued Over Handling Of Disability-Related Complaints

Strategic School Schedules Support Interventions

Susan B. Huff April 8, 2015 One common condition I often find in schools that are not improving is that they lack a strategic school schedule that provides time for intervention and extension. Schools that seriously embrace their fundamental purpose as a razor-sharp focus on student learning strategically align all structures, practices, and beliefs to that… Continue reading Strategic School Schedules Support Interventions

The Little White Lie of Dyslexia Services for School-Age Children

by Marion Waldman For us, learning my child has dyslexia meant we could finally get the services that we knew our daughter needed. What we weren’t prepared for, were the “little white lies.” Little white lies happen. I always thought little white lies were innocent twists on the truth. Failing to tell a little white lie could expose… Continue reading The Little White Lie of Dyslexia Services for School-Age Children