Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
MAY 2016

Balancing Intervention with Summer Fun:
Somewhere Between a Seal and a Juggler

It can be a real dilemma for you to balance your child’s summer fun and respite with continued dyslexia tutoring or therapy. You feel somewhere between a seal balancing that ball and a juggler keeping those balls in the air!

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Research: Identifying Early Literacy Practices That Impact Brain Processing and Behavior

There are many studies that indicate children can begin to acquire emergent literacy skills as early as infancy, and those skills can be strengthened before they reach kindergarten.

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LITERACY PRACTICES
 

The Top Five Things to Do to Prepare for College

Many high school students can take their time in preparing for college. Dyslexic students, however, need to start preparing right away. Here are my top five ways of preparing for college during your ninth grade year.

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TO DO TO PREPARE
FOR COLLEGE
 

Dyslexia Success Story

Jewell Loyd
Pro Basketball Player

The WNBA's #1 Draft pick of 2015, Jewell Loyd, went through a lot of hoops to secure her spot on the Seattle Storm basketball team.

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Implementing Strengths and Interests into the IEP

Implementing Strengths and Interests into the IEP

It is important to document a strength- and interest-based learning approach in your child's IEP. This will assist the whole team in using this approach and will lead to more continuity and success throughout the student’s academic career.

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AND INTERESTS INTO THE IEP
 
Tech: Citavi 
Citation Organizer

Tech: Citavi
Citation Organizer

Citavi is a reference program that organizes citations and helps keep a paper or report well planned. Students who struggle to keep their sources for a paper straight or find creating citations difficult will appreciate Citavi and its many features.

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CITAVI
 
 

Famous Quotes About Dyslexia

“It is more common than you can imagine. You are not alone. And while you will have this the rest of your life, you can dart between the raindrops to get where you want to go and it will not hold you back.”

—Steven Spielberg, award-winning director

From Understood.org, 11 Great Quotes About Dyslexia, by Amanda Morin