- An open letter to students receiving standardized test scores
- Why do I have to take history and social studies?
- When should you start preparing for finals? Map to success.
- Test Scores: Whats REALLY important?
- SAT/ACT prep
- Don’t have a sit down strike about the SAT for goodness sake!
- college fairs are coming
- In a panic about SAT/ACT tests
- A quick note–I am re-doing most of my posts for this blog
- Ways to help develop your purpose and your confidence
- School difficulties and heartbreak? I can help you get your self-esteem back
- Dreams are illustrations
- A resource for grammar
- IEP time: ADA backs you up on this
- You, too can be special to the admissions officer: yes, you!
- Learning along with you
- Dyslexia poem
- Dyslexia research findings
- National dyslexia statistics
- Wiring of a Dyslexic Brain
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Category Archives: Dyslexia
source: http://www.dyslexiadx.com/articles-honoring.php Judy K. Schara sums up the reality of dyslexia in her poem: A Dyslexic We May Be The problems of a dyslexic are as big as an elephant, But with work, care and love, they’ll become as small as an … Continue reading
source: http://www.dyslexiadx.com/articles-honoring.php The University of Washington’s Dyslexia Research Findings Dyslexia affects one in five students and it is the most common learning disability. An interdisciplinary team of University of Washington researchers have found for the first time that there are … Continue reading
source: http://www.dyslexiadx.com/articles-honoring.php National Dyslexia Statistics Dyslexia affects at least 1 out of every 5 children in the United States. Dyslexia represents the most common and prevalent of all known learning disabilities Dyslexia is the most researched of all learning disabilities. … Continue reading
Source: http://www.dyslexiadx.dom/articles-honoring.php Wiring Of A Dyslexic Brain People with Dyslexia have a larger right-hemisphere in their brains than those of normal readers. That may be one reason people with Dyslexia often have significant strengths in areas controlled by the right-side … Continue reading
Source http://www.dyslexiadx.com/articles-honoring.php Types of Dyslexia Did you know that psychologists even categorize subtypes of Dyslexia. Dyslexia is now understood to be seen as a heterogeneous, specific, reading dysfunction, with each type having its own distinct coding pattern. A brief … Continue reading
All Orton-Gillingham programs have these features in common: Phonology (study of sounds) and Phonological Awareness –the ability to segment words into their component sounds. Sound-symbol association-mapping speech to print Syllable instruction- teaching of the six basic types of syllables in the … Continue reading
http://www.dyslexiadx.com/articles-honoring.php Traditional instructional programs are not appropriate for people with Dyslexia. Dyslexics do not process language as others do. They need instruction that is clear, organized, and multi-sensory. Along with these techniques, the structure of written English is taught-sounds (phonemes), … Continue reading
Source: http://www.prescriptionforsuccess.net/dyslexia.html#anchor_27 There are the main challenges for a Dyslexic student: Reading-Difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition, decoding (phonetics) of words, reading comprehension and slow growth of vocabulary. Spelling-Visual memory weaknesses prevent a child from having a strong memory of … Continue reading
http://www.prescriptionforsuccess.net/dyslexia.html#anchor_27 Dyslexia: As Defined By School Systems Dyslexia is a Specific Learning Disability that is neurobiological in origin. Schools refer to Dyslexia as a “Specific Learning Disability” in their Individual Educational Program (IEP). It is important to understand, however, that … Continue reading
Source:http://www.prescriptionforsuccess.net/dyslexia.html#anchor_27 History of Dyslexia Dyslexia was coined by Berlin, a German ophthalmologist in 1887. Dys means bad from the Greek language; the root lexia is also from Greek which relates to the written word. In 1896 a British ophthalmologist, Hinshelwood, … Continue reading