Tag: dyslexia

Assessing the Need for a Unique Reading App

09/13/2022 | By More
Assessing the Need for a Unique Reading App

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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Three Ways to Help Teens with Dyslexia Prepare for Exams

07/13/2022 | By More
Three Ways to Help Teens with Dyslexia Prepare for Exams

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

07/06/2022 | By More
A NYC Class’s “Backwards” Song About Letters

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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An Able Workforce: Attracting Differently-Abled People During the Recruitment Process

06/30/2022 | By More
An Able Workforce: Attracting Differently-Abled People During the Recruitment Process

Written by Elijah Dawson The recent shift towards remote working has made it possible to see how differently-abled people, including those with dyslexia, can integrate into the workforce with ease. Inclusivity is beneficial to both workers and business owners. With the right solutions and accommodations in place, talented prospective employees will feel confident and safe […]

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Running Your Own Business: 5 Tips for Parents With Dyslexia

06/30/2022 | By More
Running Your Own Business: 5 Tips for Parents With Dyslexia

Written by Justin Bennett If you’re a parent with dyslexia, you might find it difficult to work at a traditional 9-to-5 office job. Not only does this leave you with less time to spend with your child, your supervisors may not understand your needs, leaving you to struggle with lots of tasks. To figure out […]

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Why Dyslexia is a Gift

05/11/2022 | By More
Why Dyslexia is a Gift

by Karl Leeuw These are some of the dyslexic people in history: Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Michael Faraday, Stephen Hawking, Steve Jobs,Robin Williams, Henry Ford, Da Vinci, Newton, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Picasso, John Lennon, Winston Churchill, Alexander Bell, Thomas Jefferson, John F Kennedy, Woodrow Wilson, George Washington, the Wright Brothers, Mohammed Ali and many […]

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When You Write p I See d

05/06/2022 | By More
When You Write p I See d

by Margaret DeMarchi Attention to the social and emotional well-being of children has come to the forefront of education in recent years with good reason. As a special education teacher for the first 25 years of my teaching career, one of the greatest challenges I faced each day was helping children with dyslexia to believe […]

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Reshoring Initiative Needs Creative Thinkers to Transform Advanced Manufacturing and the Future of Work

07/15/2021 | By More
Reshoring Initiative Needs Creative Thinkers to Transform Advanced Manufacturing and the Future of Work

The COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labor market. This phenomenon has accelerated both the arrival of the future of work and the reshoring of well-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States. A world of new technology is fundamentally changing how people work. The World Economic […]

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8 Fun Exercises To Improve Speech And Vocabulary To Try At Home

06/14/2021 | By More
8 Fun Exercises To Improve Speech And Vocabulary To Try At Home

Written by Lily Brooks Anyone who has ever had a speech therapy session knows that it is an insightful and helpful experience. Speech therapists have spent years advising their patients about how to improve their speech, voice, and communication skills on an individual level. However, there are some techniques that can also be done at home […]

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OSU master’s student to graduate despite severe dyslexia, dysgraphia

06/01/2021 | By More
OSU master’s student to graduate despite severe dyslexia, dysgraphia

(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, May 7, 2021) — Camille Carey was told she shouldn’t go to college. Not that she couldn’t, but she shouldn’t. She was struggling to pass her high school exit exams because she couldn’t read them. She couldn’t write on them, either. Despite her severe dyslexia and dysgraphia, Carey eventually did pass those tests. She […]

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