Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
AUGUST 2016
5 Tips to Get or Keep Kids Reading this Summer

Structured Literacy: Setting the Stage for
Student Literacy Success

The explicit and systematic instructional approach of Structured Literacy ensures students build their skills in each component area of literacy.

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10 Helpful Text-to-Speech Readers for Back to School

Text-to-speech software is often a vital resource for students with dyslexia—to aid reading, promote comprehension, and enhance overall literacy skills. Here are 10 helpful text-to-speech programs that are great assistive technology tools to have at the start of the school year.

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Text-to-Speech Readers
 

Strategies for Teachers: Sparking New Ideas for Your Classroom

These suggestions may spark a new idea for your classroom. The good news about teaching for individuals with dyslexia is that many of the strategies will be helpful to the typical learner, and particularly helpful to any struggling readers and writers in your classroom.

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What Dyslexic Students
Need to Succeed:
Michigan Radio Interview
with Dr. Joanne Pierson

Dr. Joanne Pierson and Caroline Kaganov, parent of a dyslexic first grader, talk about the extra support dyslexic students need and whether Michigan schools are meeting those needs.

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One Boy,
One Year, 100 Letters

If you were to read 100 stories about dyslexia, no two would be alike, and likely all would be inspiring. Such is the case with Aidan Colvin, dyslexic high school student, and author of Looking for Heroes: One Boy, One Year, 100 Letters.

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One Year, 100 Letters
 

Dyslexia Success Story

Quinn Lathrop
Dyslexia Advocate

Quinn Lathrop is an amazing 11-year-old who embraces his dyslexia as a gift and is passionate to educate the world about dyslexia.

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Dyslexia at School

Dyslexia at School

This section on the DyslexiaHelp site has nearly everything you need to know about identifying, evaluating, and advocating and arranging accommodations for dyslexic students.

Visit THE Dyslexia at
School SECTION
 
Are Learning Styles a Myth?

Are Learning Styles a Myth?

Does instruction tailored to fit a student’s learning preferences result in a better learning experience. A recent IDA article on the subject summarizes the major publications and commentary.

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a Myth?
 
 

Featured Independent School

AIM Academy

AIM Academy

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

AIM Academy is a Grade 1–12, independent, college-preparatory school for children with language-based learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. In addition to providing a quality education for students, the AIM Institute for Learning & Research provides a range of professional development opportunities for educators and has trained over 4,500 teachers from the United States as well many from South Africa, New Zealand, and Qatar.

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AIM Academy is a DyslexiaHelp Sponsor