Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
OCTOBER 2015
 
The Latest from DyslexiaHelp
 
 
 
 
 
14 Dyslexia Tests Clinicians Like
 
14 Dyslexia Tests Clinicians Like
 
Here's a selection of 14 tests, and the respective strengths of each. We've used them with our students at one point or another and think you may find them helpful when diagnosing dyslexia.
 
SEE OUR TEST PICKS
 
 
Ask Dr. Pierson: Mother of Third Grader Seeking Help for Assessment
 
Ask Dr. Pierson: Mother of Third Grader Seeking Help for Assessment
 
My daughter has dyslexia and struggles with reading. I try to help her at home, but it's a daily battle with her getting frustrated and upset and crying. I don't know what else to do. Is there any kind of tutoring or help that you can recommend?
 
READ DR. PIERSON'S RESPONSE
 
 
Dyslexia Success Story
 
 
 
Keanu Reeves
Actor
 
Best known for his role in The Matrix, Keanu Reeves credits his acting success
to how he learned to cope with his dyslexia in school.
 
READ MORE ABOUT KEANU REEVES
 
 
 
 
The Latest Online: Grammarly Grammar Checker
 
Grammarly Grammar Checker
 
Grammarly is an online grammar checking website that can scan essays, articles, and
other documents to find more than 250 common grammar mistakes.
 
READ MORE ABOUT GRAMMARLY
 
 
Our Favorite Books
 
Our Favorite Books
 
There are a lot of great books out there. We've identified some of our favorites that you might
find helpful. For each, we've provided a brief summary of the content.
 
CHECK OUT THE LIST
 
 
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Upcoming Events:
IDA Annual Reading, Literacy
& Learning Conference
 
IDA’s Annual International Conference attracts experts from all over the world to
educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more. This year more than
2,000 teachers, educators, administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university
faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutors, and parents are expected to attend.
Dr. Pierson will be in attendance. How about you?
 
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"Obstacles are those frightful things you see
when you take your eyes off your goal."
—Henry Ford, dyslexic
 
 
About Us
 
Our goal is to help individuals with dyslexia, as well as parents, employers, and professionals of all kinds who have the privilege to work with dyslexics gain new understandings about dyslexia and language disability, including current research findings and how to design intervention contexts based on best practices.
 
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