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Resources Tagged With: dyslexia

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Working Memory: The Engine for Learning

workingmemory444Approximately 10% of us have weak working memory; however, the estimates of the percentage of weak working memory in students with specific learning disorders, including dyslexia, ranges from 20 to 50 percent. Weak working memory is a core difficulty for students with ADHD, Inattentive Type. Read more ›

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Top 5 Reasons to Train Teachers About Dyslexia

dyslexiablog431Written by Lisa Parnello, Literacy Specialist & Wilson Credentialed Trainer

In a sea of professional development opportunities for teachers, how do you decide what’s most important for teachers to learn? What will make the biggest impact on the students? Read more ›

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Dyslexia 101 [presentation]

In this presentation from the Palo Alto Unified School District’s Family Leadership Summit,  CHC’s Lisa Parnello builds a basic understanding of dyslexia: what it is, how it presents, and the type of instruction that benefits students with language-based learning differences. Read more ›

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A Conversation Guide for Using Terms like Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia [downloadable]

talking175Clear and effective communication between parents, educators, and other school professionals is critical to identifying and meeting the needs of students with specific learning disabilities (SLD). Read more ›

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Early Screening for Children at Risk of Dyslexia [web resource] [downloadable]

Decoding Dyslexia CA, made up of families who have dyslexic children, educators and others who are passionate about addressing dyslexia, strives to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children, and improve resources for students with dyslexia in California public schools. Read more ›

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Empowering Students with Dyslexia [presentation] [video]

This workshop provides educators and parents with an introduction to Microsoft Learning Tools and accessibility features of Windows 10 and Office 365.

The goals are to empower teachers to create inclusive classrooms that support students of all abilities and to help parents support learners outside of the classroom. Read more ›

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Dyslexia Fact Sheet [downloadable]

What is dyslexia? This one-page fact sheet from Understood.org provides essential information about what dyslexia is and is not and how to help kids with dyslexia. Read more ›

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Your Child — Parenting Guides and Resources [web resource]

YourChildResource197Is your baby meeting the typical developmental milestones?  Do you have questions about your preschooler’s behavior and development?  What should you do if your child is being bullied or teased?  What discipline strategies are most effective with teens?

The Your Child online library, a resource provided by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan Medical School, addresses these issues and many more. Read more ›

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Report: State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5

1in5reportsnapshot189Stigma, low expectations and lack of understanding help explain why students with learning disabilities are more likely to repeat a grade, get suspended, and leave high school without a diploma, according to the report, The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5.
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7 Things to Know About the 1 in 5 with Learning and Attention Issues

learningandattention187The term “learning and attention issues” covers a wide range of challenges kids may face in school, at home and in the community. It includes all children who are struggling — whether their issues have been formally identified or not. Learning and attention issues are brain-based difficulties, and they often run in families. Read more ›

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