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Resources Tagged With: dyslexia

Book: The Dyslexic Advantage

In their book The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain, learning disabilities specialists Fernette and Brock Eide explain how 20% of people—individuals with dyslexia—share a unique learning style that can create advantages in a classroom, at a job, or at home. Read more ›

The Gifts and Challenges of Dyslexia and ADHD – Resources from the 2020 CHC Breakfast

The CHC Breakfast 2020Dyslexia and ADHD present some of the greatest challenges for our children and teens— and also provide gifts beyond our imagination. Let us discover our strengths and embrace neurodiversity as a culture. The resources below will support you in continuing to building a community that celebrates difference as strength. Read more ›

Keeping Up in School? Identifying Learning Problems

Reading, writing, and math are the building blocks of learning. Mastering these subjects early on can affect many areas of life, including school, work, and even overall health. It’s normal to make mistakes and even struggle a little when learning new things. But repeated, long-lasting problems may be a sign of a learning disability. Read more ›

Raising Kids with Dyslexia: Advice from a Mom on a Mission

written by Liza Bennigson, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications

When her son, Dylan, was struggling with reading in second grade, Melinda Saunders thought little of it. After all, her older daughter, Alison, had been a late-reader, and Melinda knew every child learns at their own pace. Read more ›

Word Attack Strategies to Boost Reading Skills [presentation] [video]

Do you see a child struggling to read the words in a book or in class?  In this Community Education session for educators, learn how to identify a student with word attack struggles and helpful strategies that can make them a more successful reader. Read more ›

MindShift Guide to Understanding Dyslexia [downloadable]

Millions of Americans struggle to read and it’s often because they have dyslexia. An estimated five to 20 percent of kids are dyslexic but some don’t realize it. These students’ dyslexia go unnoticed and they struggle in school with feelings of inadequacy. Others fight to get basic services required by federal law. Read more ›

Signature Event: An Evening with Jonathan Mooney [video]

Jonathan Mooney gives an inspirational talk about how different does not mean deficient — and we shouldn’t be striving for, or enforcing, normalcy on anyone. Read more ›

State Policies That Address Dyslexia [web resource]

The National Center on Improving Literacy features a 50-state overview of dyslexia requirements, initiatives and legislation, which can be filtered to show state screening requirements. Read more ›

People with Dyslexia Have the Skills to Future-Proof the Workforce, Research Claims

Companies can future-proof their workforces by employing people with dyslexia, new research has claimed.

In a report published Monday, consultancy EY used data from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and charity Made By Dyslexia to outline how dyslexic people’s skills aligned with the skills that would be required in the workplaces of the future. Read more ›

California Dyslexia Guidelines [downloadable]

The California Dyslexia Guidelines were published in August, 2017 to assist regular education teachers, special education teachers, and parents in identifying, assessing, and supporting students with dyslexia. Read more ›

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