Sometimes advocating for a child is like haggling for a car. A district rep offered my client 12 hours of Orton-Gillingham (OG).When I thought about it, I called her back and said, “You know that isn’t going to accomplish anything.” Continue reading
The two-day Word Detectives Series is coming to San Diego and we are so excited to be sponsoring it! Join us on April 26th and 27th, 2014 at the University of San Diego where Peter Bowers, Ph.D., and Gina Cooke, M.A., will be focusing on word and vocabulary study and instruction. Find out more and register here!
Dear IEP Team:
Wow. That was a heck of an IEP meeting, right? I know having an advocate at these meetings always makes the meetings a little (or a lot) longer and if you are anything like me, you are exhausted when they are done. I hope you don’t take the presence of an advocate as a signal that there is a ‘fight’ to be had or that we intend to play the blame game with the school.
- The Decoding Dyslexia movement grew to 44 states. http://www.decodingdyslexia.net/
- Dyslexia Empowerment Plan was published and we all loved it. Ben Foss became the new ‘it’ person for those with dyslexia. http://www.amazon.com/The-Dyslexia-Empowerment-Plan-Confidence/dp/0345541235
- TED-Ed allowed Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley and a talented animator (Marc Christoforidis) to create a short video to promote awareness in a nutshell. It now has over 100,000 views. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zafiGBrFkRM
- Dislecksia was finally released in theaters and Harvey Hubbell continues to make personal appearances. http://www.dislecksiathemovie.com/
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