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CBeebies Star Launches New App To Help Children Learn to Read: Moftail and the Colour Thief

02/15/2015 | By More
CBeebies Star Launches New App To Help Children Learn to Read: Moftail and the Colour Thief

Cbeebies Joseph Elliott – who plays Cook in the Bafta-nominated show Swashbuckle – has written a children’s story designed to help children who are learning to read. The app is a joint venture between Joseph and his brother, Tom Elliott, who is a software engineer at Facebook. Moftail and the Colour Thief tells the tale […]

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Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

01/10/2015 | By More
Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

Math Shake is an engaging, playful app that helps students learn to effectively solve word problems. Math Shake contains thousands of unique questions which students turn into an equation by looking for key words and clues in the problem. Math Shake was created by elementary teachers with years of experience in helping students with dyslexia […]

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

09/05/2014 | By More
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 […]

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

08/15/2014 | By More
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 […]

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Petition: Requesting the Government of India an immediate repeal of classifying learning disabilities as mental impairment/retardation

11/04/2013 | By More
Petition: Requesting the Government of India an immediate repeal of classifying learning disabilities as mental impairment/retardation

Petitioning the Honorable Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare – Government of India: Requesting the Government of India an immediate repeal of classifying learning disabilities as mental impairment/retardation Petition by Ajay Sathyan from Chennai, India My name is Ajay, and I recently discovered that I’m dyslexic after a series of tests […]

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I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic by Sam Barclay

11/02/2013 | By More
I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic by Sam Barclay

A beautiful, design led experience of what it feels like to struggle with reading. Introduction People all over the world struggle with reading for a variety of reasons, including dyslexia, lack of education and an unfamiliar language to name a few. People with reading difficulty are often capable of thinking in ways that others aren’t […]

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Happy Halloween!

10/30/2013 | By More
Happy Halloween!

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Embracing dyslexia

09/23/2013 | By More
Embracing dyslexia

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children […]

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Best Kept Secret

06/21/2013 | By More
Best Kept Secret

“Best Kept Secret” is a new documentary worth watching about a teacher in New Jersey who works with autistic students to help them prepare to live in the world once they graduate from school. The students attend JFK High School in Newark, a public school for students with a wide range of special needs. Administrators […]

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To this day

03/14/2013 | By More
To this day

As a child Shane Koyczan was often bullied in school. His experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout his life but standing to face the problem has helped him in immeasurable ways. He wrote “To This Day”, a spoken word poem, to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on […]

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