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Show me the way

07/06/2014 | By More
Show me the way

How to help adults with writing, reading or calculating problems. This new brochure from the American Dyslexia Association shows the way for adult dyslexics. Essay by Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller Open publication

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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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Creativity matters in education

03/08/2013 | By More
Creativity matters in education

As an educator, you have an opportunity and an obligation to foster creativity in your students, while also helping them develop digital skills. When students become creators of digital content, they can amplify their ideas and increase their impact. Article by Adobe

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I am dyslexic

02/21/2013 | By More
I am dyslexic

In our schools there are still far too many children whose dyslexia or dyscalculia is not recognized. The children are seen as stupid, lazy, unwilling to learn, difficult, etc. Watch this wonderful video in which a young woman talks about her dyslexia. She used to think she was just too stupid until she discovered, at […]

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Film project: “Embracing Dyslexia”

02/17/2013 | By More
Film project: “Embracing Dyslexia”

UPDATE: The Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to finish the film is now up and running: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/755097346/embracing-dyslexia-documentary In March 2011, at the age of 8, my son, Alejandro, was officially diagnosed as being dyslexic. This was a life changing moment for our family because we now knew why he was struggling so badly […]

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