Author Archives: Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley

Dyslexia Awareness Month Giveaway – Week 2: Dyslexia is Real T-Shirt

Dyslexia Awareness Month Week 2 GiveawayEach week during Dyslexia Awareness Month, we will be featuring a giveaway to help raise awareness. Last week we gave away a copy of the valuable Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition book. It is a must-have resource for those advocating for special education for their dyslexic child. This week we are excited to feature our very own “Dyslexia is Real” t-shirt for the Week 2 Giveaway.

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Dyslexia Awareness Month Giveaway: Wrightslaw – Special Education Law Book

Dyslexia Awareness Month - Week 1 GiveawayOctober is Dyslexia Awareness Month and in celebration of this amazing opportunity to raise awareness for the cause to which we have dedicated our lives, we are excited to be hosting a giveaway each week during the month.  This week we will be giving away a copy of the essential resource, Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition.  This valuable guide breaks down special education law and addresses questions about IEPs, eligibility and placement issues, and so much more.

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Dyslexia: When the School Says No, How to Get Yes

Dyslexia When the School Says No How to Get YesOur Blog Talk Radio Show with Dr. Vaughn K. Lauer on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014, focused on finding ways to get the most out of the IEP process. Listen to the recording below and join us on Tuesday, October 14th at 1pm EST/10am PST for our next Blog Talk Radio episode featuring Jennifer Biang and Deborah Lynam from Learning Ally.

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Dyslexia for a Day: If We Build It, They Will Come

Dyslexia for a Day - If We Build It, TheyDownload the PDF version of this article here.

Last night something wonderful happened in a big university. A classroom full of students working towards their special education teaching credential participated in the simulation, Dyslexia for a Day.  Just think of the impact that 28 teachers can have…think of how many students with dyslexia they will come into contact with during their careers. The best part about the experience, not only did they want the information, they soaked it in and they wanted more. As is inevitable, there was a teacher in the class that has dyslexia and this is what she wrote [sic]:

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