Category Archives: Dyslexia

For Those with Dyslexia, Whole Language is a Coping Mechanism, Not a Strategy

For Those with Dyslexia, Whole Language is a Coping Mechanism, Not a Strategy

I think about hanging up my advocate hat a lot because sometimes it just isn’t healthy for me.  There are moments when I think we are making progress with dyslexia awareness and then there are days when I feel like I was hit by a truckload of indescribable frustration. Today, one of my clients was sent this picture as an example of how they will help her dyslexic son. This is from a large district that knows better. So, let’s take these ‘strategies’ one at a time. Continue reading

10 Best Things to Happen to the Dyslexia Community in 2014

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The Ten Best Things to Happen to the Dyslexia Community in 201410 Best Things to Happen in the Dyslexia Community in 2014 by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley of the Dyslexia Training Institute

1.  The Decoding Dyslexia movement grew to 49 states and a Canadian province. DD was number one my list in 2013 and they remain there because they continue to be the driving force behind public awareness and local dyslexia activism. They have accomplished more in three years than any other organization.  Find them here:  http://www.decodingdyslexia.net/.

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Dyslexia Talk with the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

Dyslexia Talk with NCLDOn Tuesday, October 28th, 2014, we sat down with Lyn Pollard from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) to find out more about what services they offer and to find out more about the new Understood.org initiative.  Listen to the podcast from Blog Talk Radio below and learn how the NCLD can help support you and your family as you journey through the world of Dyslexia.

 

 

 

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