American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/ We can help! Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:06:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/www.dyslexia.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/adalogo500.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/ 32 32 103883047 Lexie – The Easiest Way To Read https://www.dyslexia.me/lexie-the-easiest-way-to-read/ Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:06:12 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2739 By Maja Hmelina, SLP For the past 15 years, in my speech therapy career I’ve seen and felt the burden dyslexics experience from an early age and carry into their adulthood. To successfully work with them I had to find a specific and quite creative approach for each. Invest a lot of time and energy […]

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Six facts about dyslexia https://www.dyslexia.me/six-facts-about-dyslexia/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2713 1 in 5 people is affected by dyslexia According to the International Federation of Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Associations, 1 in 5 people are affected by dyslexia. This is a learning difference that affects an individual’s ability to read and spell words. Dyslexia affects more males than females You may have heard that dyslexia affects more […]

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Youdao Dictionary Scanning Pen for Dyslexia https://www.dyslexia.me/youdao-dictionary-scanning-pen-for-dyslexia/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 22:06:38 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2729 Among the resources that help people with dyslexia, scanning pens can be of great help. These devices can turn scanned text into audio, making printed texts available to those with reading difficulties. One of the latest models of this assistive technology was released by Smart Youdao. Their Youdao Dictionary Pen 3 is a lightweight reading […]

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Spot the Differences https://www.dyslexia.me/spot-the-differences/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 18:48:26 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2689 Challenge your observation skills- search, find, and spot the 10 differences in the two pictures! Every day there is a new picture to spot. Spot the differences in each illustration, and mark them in the upper picture. No timers are used, so there’s no pressure. Each set of pictures has 10 things different about them: […]

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Nearly 600 Cloze tests https://www.dyslexia.me/close-to-600-cloze-tests/ Thu, 15 Sep 2022 18:31:00 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2475 On Cloze-test.com we currently have almost 600 Cloze tests to solve. As always – there are no ads and no tracking. Please feel free to use them for school or at home. What is a cloze test? A cloze test is a test in which one is asked to supply words that have been removed […]

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JCPal Announces Adaptive Keyboard Accessory for Dyslexic Students https://www.dyslexia.me/jcpal-announces-adaptive-keyboard-accessory-for-dyslexic-students/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 18:01:13 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2670 Designed in collaboration with the Microsoft Devices Accessibility Team initially for the Surface Laptop Go and Surface Laptop SE devices, the VerSkin Inclusive Keyboard Protector is intended to make it easier for dyslexic students to navigate and familiarize themselves with the keyboard on their device.

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Assessing the Need for a Unique Reading App https://www.dyslexia.me/assessing-the-need-for-a-unique-reading-app/ Tue, 13 Sep 2022 22:58:30 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2653 Over a period of 8 years, I developed a reading intervention for struggling 2nd Graders.  It is well-established that if children are not reading fluently with comprehension by the end of 3rd grade, they have only a 20% chance of reading at grade level at the end of 9th grade, and that’s with intensive remediation. 

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America’s Embarrassing Reading Crisis: Working Towards a Solution https://www.dyslexia.me/americas-embarrassing-readingcrisis-working-towards-asolution/ Tue, 30 Aug 2022 23:23:33 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2619 By Dr. Lisa Richardson Hassler More than 80 percent of students who fail to earn a high school diploma were struggling readers in third grade. How many of these children had dyslexia and went through the educational system without proper diagnosis or interventions to help?     We all want our children to learn and thrive. […]

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Three Ways to Help Teens with Dyslexia Prepare for Exams https://www.dyslexia.me/three-ways-to-help-teens-with-dyslexia-prepare-for-exams/ Wed, 13 Jul 2022 19:52:33 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2593 by Hailey Thompson Exam period can be a stressful time for teens, parents and teachers alike. Everyone wants their child to do their best, whatever that looks like for them, and for older teens, there can be additional pressure around needing the results to get into higher education. But there can be even more stress […]

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A NYC Class’s “Backwards” Song About Letters https://www.dyslexia.me/nyc-classs-backwards-song-about-letters/ Wed, 06 Jul 2022 21:58:52 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2581 Erik Arnesen, a music teacher at a New York City public school (PS 18) in Park Terrace, Manhattan, remembered hearing how some children had difficulty decoding printed letters that looked alike when reversed. At the time, he only had a vague idea that dyslexia meant seeing letters and numbers jumbled, out of order, or turned […]

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