Category Archives: Advocacy

Dyslexia Awareness Month Giveaway – Week 3: Dyslexia is Real Decal

Dyslexia Giveaway Week 3 DecalForget the stick families on your car window or the cute sticker on your laptop lid, it is time to take advocating to a whole new level with a “dyslexia is real” decal.  During Dyslexia Awareness Month, we are featuring giveaways each week to help raise awareness for dyslexia.  The first week we gave away a copy of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and last week we gave away one of our Dyslexia is Real t-shirts.  This week we are excited to feature a jet black “dyslexia is real” vinyl decal that can be used on your car’s rear window, on the lid of your laptop, on the wall in your office, or anywhere you would like to place it to help spread the word.

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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: 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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