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12 07, 2017

Comments that Parents Hear: “We do not evaluate students for dyslexia.”

2018-07-23T14:02:52-05:00

Many schools do not understand dyslexia or have staff trained to evaluate for dyslexia.  While schools may have dyslexia programs, they are often weak or not available especially at the middle and high school levels, although they are required.  Many students with dyslexia are served in special education programs which may or may not be appropriate. In Texas and a few other states, schools are required to have specific programs for students with dyslexia that are not part of the special education program.  The Dyslexia Handbook: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders is at http://tea.texas.gov/academics/dyslexia/  […]

Comments that Parents Hear: “We do not evaluate students for dyslexia.”2018-07-23T14:02:52-05:00
11 07, 2017

Dyslexia: What Is and What Isn’t?

2018-07-23T14:03:06-05:00

https://youtu.be/kE3DqJP-nkI?list=PL0Kjy0JtEbaTwV11xWYtnNTe5S6wqj_vS&w=500 If you’ve heard the term dyslexia and aren’t sure what it means, you’re not alone. People tend to have a lot of questions about dyslexia. Is it a general term that covers many kinds of learning issues? How is it different from (or the same as) a specific learning disability? The answers here can help you develop a better understanding of dyslexia. What exactly is dyslexia? Dyslexia is a brain-based condition. It causes difficulty with reading, spelling, writing and sometimes speaking. In people with dyslexia, the brain has trouble recognizing or processing certain types of information. This [...]

Dyslexia: What Is and What Isn’t?2018-07-23T14:03:06-05:00
10 07, 2017

Dyslexia and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

2018-07-23T14:03:20-05:00

Kids know how important reading is. They hear it from their parents and teachers starting at a very young age. So when kids with dyslexia struggle with that vital skill, it can create feelings of anxiety. In most cases, those feelings are passing and limited to situations that involve reading. That might be anything from reading a menu to taking notes for a book report. But sometimes, kids with dyslexia and other learning issues develop a bigger problem with anxiety. […]

Dyslexia and Anxiety: What You Need to Know2018-07-23T14:03:20-05:00
7 07, 2017

An Overview of Different Kinds of Learning Disabilities

2018-07-23T14:03:32-05:00

Dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia—many different learning issues fall under the umbrella of “learning disabilities.” This video from the National Center for Learning Disabilities describes them. It also explains what issues don’t fall under that umbrella. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG_xSBsFMPQ&w=500

An Overview of Different Kinds of Learning Disabilities2018-07-23T14:03:32-05:00
5 07, 2017

I’m Concerned My Child Might Have Learning and Attention Issues

2018-07-23T14:03:46-05:00

Are you wondering if learning and attention issues are causing your child’s challenges in school or at home? If so, you wouldn’t be alone. One in five kids have learning and attention issues. And with the right support, they can thrive in school and in life. This article from Understood.org provides steps you can take to determine if your child has learning and attention issues, and where to go from there. 1. Know the skills learning and attention issues can affect. The term “learning and attention issues” covers a wide range of challenges kids may face in school, at home and in the [...]

I’m Concerned My Child Might Have Learning and Attention Issues2018-07-23T14:03:46-05:00
3 07, 2017

The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5

2018-07-23T14:03:58-05:00

Building on NCLD’s 40-year history as the leading authority on learning disabilities, The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5 report uses recently released data for the 2015–2016 school year and other field-leading research to shine a light on the current challenges and opportunities facing the 1 in 5 children who have learning and attention issues such as dyslexia and ADHD. […]

The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 52018-07-23T14:03:58-05:00

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