Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
JANUARY 2017
Dyslexia and Mathematics

Dyslexia and Mathematics

Many dyslexics have difficulty with certain aspects of mathematics. In this article, we take a look at the basic principles for effectively teaching students who have difficulty with math.

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Avoid the Dyslexia Cure Merry-Go-Round and Stick to What Works

By Joanne Marttila Pierson,
PhD., CCC-SLP

Before you invest your family's time and money on what claims to be a quick, easy, and effective dyslexia intervention, be a good consumer and do your homework, starting with this article.

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Help for Your College-Bound Child

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) may help carry over accommodations from your student's IEP or 504 Plan that aren't automatically transferred from high school to college. Here are some tips to ensure you know your rights and receive the support you need.

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Independent Schools for Students with Learning Disabilities

Our exhaustive list of independent schools around the U.S. and Canada that specialize in teaching students with learning disabilities.

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Working Memory Training Does Not Improve Performance on Measures of Intelligence or Other Measures of "Far Transfer"

Contrary to previous findings, a recent study has shown that there is no good evidence that working memory training improves intelligence test scores or other measures of "real-world" cognitive skills.

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Dyslexia Success Story

Debbie Macomber
Author

Known for her success as a romance novelist, Debbie Macomber has struggled with dyslexia throughout her life.

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Super d! Show: New YouTube Series for Kids with Dyslexia

Super d! Show: New YouTube Series for Kids with Dyslexia

Dyslexiaville has launched the first eight episodes of its new web series by and for dyslexics called the Super d! Show..

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Action Words App

Action Words App

The Action Words app teaches beginning readers over 100 action words using real photographs to increase early vocabulary and improve writing skills.

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Featured Independent School

Delaware Valley Friends School

Delaware Valley Friends School

Paoli, Pennsylvania

Delaware Valley Friends School is a national leader in educating students (grades 3–12) with dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive function disorders, ADHD, and other learning differences. Recognized as a center for teaching and teacher-training excellence, DVFS is the only school-based program in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware accredited by BOTH the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC). With a foundation in Quaker values, and Orton-Gillingham curriculum and instructional practices at its core, our program includes research and evidence based reading, spelling, writing and study skills methodologies that are proven effective for students with learning differences.

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