Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
FEBRUARY 2017
Dyslexic Students Learn Differently: Tips, Tools and Apps to Help Them Succeed

Dyslexic Students Learn Differently: Tips, Tools and Apps to Help Them Succeed

As an educator, there are a number of ways you can provide assistance to your students challenged with dyslexia and lessen its impact on their success. Here are several teaching tips, tools and apps you can use to help level the playing field for your dyslexic students.

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SAT Test Preparation for Students with Dyslexia

If you’re a dyslexic student preparing for the SAT, there are a lot of accommodations and resources available to help you prepare. You just need to know where to look.

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Expository Writing and Dynamic Assessment

If your dyslexic student is in middle school or high school, performing a dynamic assessment of his or her expository writing skills is a good way to determine your student's strengths and weaknesses in the writing process.

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Teaching Self-Advocacy to Your Child

One of the best things you can do is teach your child how to self-advocate. It will give him or her greater confidence, self-awareness, and success.

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Dyslexia Success Story

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden
Member of Swedish Royal Family

Carl Philip has prospered through the challenges his dyslexia presented, using his love for the outdoors and graphic design to achieve many feats.

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Dyslexia Fonts?

Dyslexia Fonts?

Dyslexic fonts are one example of how non-evidence-based interventions for learning disabilities can be hard to pick out.

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Ghotit Keyboard for iPad

Ghotit Keyboard for iPad

A new app for iPads, Ghotit Dyslexia Keyboard helps those with dyslexia and dysgraphia to type with ease.

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Dyslexia Day Rally in Minnesota

Dyslexia Day Rally in Minnesota

A group of parents and educators rallied together in Minnesota's Capitol Rotunda in February to raise attention to the needs of the dyslexic community as well as the deficit in resources directly plaguing a multitude of students.

Read more about the Dyslexia Day Rally