March 2018

Keeping the Fish Out of the Tree: Strategies for Teachers

Keeping the Fish Out of the Tree: Strategies for Teachers

A Dyslexia Reflection by Joanne Marttila Pierson, PhD., CCC-SLP

Encourage and embrace your simultaneously, visual-spatial, kinesthetic, outside-the-school-box students with five strategies inspired by the book A Fish in A Tree.

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Teaching with Strengths and Interests

Teaching with Strengths and Interests

Working on a student’s weaknesses through strengths and interests can help you to tap into his or her unique potential.

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How Dyslexia Affects the Curriculum

How Dyslexia Affects the Curriculum

Virtually every subject requires some reading and/or writing. Therefore, it is not a surprise that dyslexia can affect learning in different subjects in different ways.

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Clues to Dyslexia

Clues to Dyslexia

Identify behaviors that may indicate dyslexia or a learning disability with our checklists of age-level examples.

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Success Story: Claudenia Williams

Claudenia Williams

Teacher

Claudenia Williams dove into her first year as a teacher with a goal of breaking the traditional teaching styles from the start. Herself a dyslexic, she knew that in order for some students to learn, the classroom had to be filled with hands on and visual teaching.

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Dyslexia Across Languages and Writing Systems

Dyslexia Across Languages and Writing Systems

In this introductory piece written for a special issue journal about dyslexia across languages and contexts, Kenneth Pugh and Ludo Verhoeven do a great job at outlining what we know (and what we don’t) about dyslexia in other languages.

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Software:
DocsPlus

Software: DocsPlus

Aimed at students in secondary school, DocsPlus is a resource that gives support to students so they can independently learn and understand course curriculum.

App:
Phrasal Verbs Machine

App: Phrasal Verbs Machine

The Phrasal Verbs Machine app is a free, easy-to-use tool for those confused and wanting to learn more about how to use phrasal verbs.