Fall 2019

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No-cost Gifts You Can Give Your Students this Year

The most precious gifts you can offer your dyslexic students won’t cost you a penny but can yield invaluable benefits in boosting their confidence and self-esteem while building a positive, productive classroom. Here are six no-cost “gift” ideas to help promote their success this year.

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Shaun Sanders Launches Bar Prep Buddy Startup

Shaun Sanders, whose story of growing up with dyslexia, putting his faith in his strengths and accepting his weaknesses through high school, college, and then law school was featured on Dyslexia Help a few years ago. Nearly 5 years later, Shaun has launched a startup with a goal of helping law students study more efficiently for the Bar exam.

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Audio Books vs. Reading

If you think listening to an audiobook isn’t as effective as good old fashioned reading, you may want to learn about some new research that compared the two.

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The Top Five Ways to Have a Successful School Year: Number One

Letters to A Dyslexic from Dr. Michael Ryan

It will seem so simple, you will wonder why you didn’t think of it yourself, and yet many students struggling with dyslexia just can’t figure this one out.

Find Out One of the Ways to a Successful School Year

Success Story: Jack Horner

Jack Horner


This internationally renowned paleontologist believes his dyslexia is “an extraordinary characteristic and not something that should be fixed, cured, or suppressed.”

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Special Education 101 and Dyslexia

Be more comfortable concerning the steps that need to be taken to identify your child’s specific needs in an educational setting.

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Is It Time to Find an Independent School?

Considering an independent school for your child? Check our list of schools around the U.S. and Canada that specialize in teaching students with learning disabilities.

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Did You Know?
It’s Dyslexia Awareness Month!

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October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. All across the country, communities will be making efforts to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, and signs.

Learn More About Dyslexia Awareness Month