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Study at the University of Nottingham (UK): The Inclusion of Students with Dyslexia in Higher Education - A systematic review

Study at the University of Nottingham (UK): The Inclusion of Students with Dyslexia in Higher Education – A systematic review

What is the study about? The study summarises the available evidence on the forms of teaching, support and adjustment that students with dyslexia find useful for their inclusion in Higher Education. Why did we do this study? The number of students with disabilities and learning difficulties enrolled in Higher Education is on the rise. Universities […]

10/19/2014 More
Students Helping Students - “Dyslexi-type” is a finalist in Seattle Social Venture Partners' "Fast Pitch"

Students Helping Students – “Dyslexi-type” is a finalist in Seattle Social Venture Partners’ “Fast Pitch”

Inspired by the academic challenges his cousin faced in school, Eli W. of Seattle, Washington set out to create a learn-to-type software program built from the ground up for kids with Dyslexia. “I learned that when kids with Dyslexia use a keyboard instead of handwriting, they can focus on what they want to say, not […]

10/14/2014 More
storyline online, story, reading, children, parents, dyslexia

Storyline Online

Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read […]

10/09/2014 More
Put Your Best Text Forward Online - Grammarly.com

Put Your Best Text Forward Online – Grammarly.com

How many emails did you send today? What about Facebook updates or tweets? Online communication is more important than ever. According to research by the email management company AWeber, over 90 percent of teens today prefer to communicate via email, text, and Facebook. Texting and social networking are increasingly our primary modes of talking to […]

09/23/2014 More
Inspirational Book ‘Dyslexia: TIME FOR TALENT’ Wins Honourable Mention Award

Inspirational Book ‘Dyslexia: TIME FOR TALENT’ Wins Honourable Mention Award

An inspirational book about empowering children and adults to deal with dyslexia has been hailed with numerous accolades since its launch earlier this year – and it’s now been awarded an Honourable Mention in the Readers’ Favourite International Book Awards 2014. Dyslexia: Time For Talent (The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children) received glowing reviews […]

09/13/2014 More
If Only by Jonathan Taylor - What will you be doing to commemorate 9/11 this year?

If Only by Jonathan Taylor – What will you be doing to commemorate 9/11 this year?

Jonathan Taylor is a Profound Dyslexic. An English singer / songwriter born Warwick 1966. “Taylor’s music urges us to question why atrocities happen, whether they are individual or collective. He takes tragedy, seemingly internalising the pain and then slowly from his depths comes something beautiful, skilful, deeply memorable and strangely- immensely listenable. “ As an […]

09/05/2014 More
The “WHY CAN’T MY DAUGHTER READ?” and “WHY CAN’T MY SON READ?” Book Signing Event

The “WHY CAN’T MY DAUGHTER READ?” and “WHY CAN’T MY SON READ?” Book Signing Event

We Invite you to: The “WHY CAN’T MY DAUGHTER READ?” and “WHY CAN’T MY SON READ?” Book Signing Event Thursday, September 18th, 2014 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm At Chico’s 1634 Cumberland Mall Atlanta, GA 30339 770-434-6655 Chico’s at Cumberland Mall, invites you to join us and meet authors Ellen Burns Hurst, PhD, Reading Specialist and […]

08/29/2014 More
Dyslexia, worksheets, free, parents, children, homeschooling, reading, writing, AFS-method

1500 free worksheets

The American Dyslexia Association offers more than 1500 free worksheets on its website. The worksheets follow the AFS-method , a very successful method to help children with dyslexia and dyscalculia. If a child has dyslexia or dyscalculia, it is not enough to work on the mistakes. The child also has to learn to be attentive all […]

08/22/2014 More
Dyslexia, Information in 18 languages, parents, children, information

Dyslexia – Information in 18 languages

The American Dyslexia Association promotes the interests of people with dyslexia and dyscalculia. It is important to inform people about these themes. Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller, president of ADA, always stresses how important it is to help children with dyslexia and dyscalculia on a pedagogical-didactic level. Because it needs to be said time and again: THESE […]

08/19/2014 More
New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails - eAngel.me

New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails – eAngel.me

Mistakes in spelling and punctuation in emails are forgiven every day. This is no problem if the message is about being late for dinner. It is different if the message is to persuade someone to sign a purchase order or grant a job interview. eAngel.me is a new online service for business or personal use […]

08/15/2014 More