November 2018

15 Ways to Build Bridges with School Staff

15 Ways to Build Bridges with School Staff

You and your child's school staff form an important team for your child's academic achievement. Here are 15 tips to help you develop a strong, positive relationship with your child's teachers and support staff.

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Debunking the Myths about Dyslexia

Debunking the Myths about Dyslexia

Many people think any child who reverses letters or numbers has dyslexia. But up to a certain point, it is considered normal—and actually quite common—for children to reverse their letters and numbers. Discover the many myths and misconceptions surrounding dyslexia and learn to separate fact from fiction.

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Writing Strategies

Writing Strategies

Writing is a complex process. It involves multiple steps that are constantly changing and mental flexibility that translates clearly to the written page. Here are some useful strategies, activities, and software to help you face writing head-on and feel confident.

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Dog on a Log Book Series

Dog on a Log Book Series

Dog on a Log books are a systematic, decodable book series written for anyone learning to read with phonics including learners with dyslexia.

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Success Story: Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler

Actor and Children’s Author

The man who played “The Fonz” on the TV series Happy Days also co-wrote 17 children's books inspired by his own struggles with dyslexia.

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Why I Never Show My Work

Why I Never Show My Work

Letters to A Dyslexic from Dr. Michael Ryan

Even though I’m dyslexic, I’m gifted in math. In fact, in second grade I was at the top of the class in math and the bottom of the class in reading and spelling. I thought it averaged out and I was doing okay. Unfortunately, it did not work that way.

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Quick Quiz
Debunking the Dyslexia Myths

Quick Quiz - Debunking the Dyslexia Myths

Test your knowledge of dyslexia myths with these 13 questions.

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