Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan
FEBRUARY 2017
Dyslexic Students Learn Differently: Tips, Tools and Apps to Help Them Succeed [1]

Dyslexic Students Learn Differently: Tips, Tools and Apps to Help Them Succeed [1]

As an educator, there are a number of ways you can provide assistance to your students challenged with dyslexia and lessen its impact on their success. Here are several teaching tips, tools and apps you can use to help level the playing field for your dyslexic students.

READ TIPS, TOOLS AND APPS [1]
SAT Test Preparation for Students with Dyslexia [2]

SAT Test Preparation for Students with Dyslexia [2]

If you’re a dyslexic student preparing for the SAT, there are a lot of accommodations and resources available to help you prepare. You just need to know where to look.

READ SAT TEST PREPARATION [2]
 
Expository Writing and Dynamic Assessment [3]

Expository Writing and Dynamic Assessment [3]

If your dyslexic student is in middle school or high school, performing a dynamic assessment of his or her expository writing skills is a good way to determine your student's strengths and weaknesses in the writing process.

READ EXPOSITORY WRITING AND DYNAMIC ASSESSMENT [3]
 
Teaching Self-Advocacy to Your Child [4]

Teaching Self-Advocacy to Your Child [4]

One of the best things you can do is teach your child how to self-advocate. It will give him or her greater confidence, self-awareness, and success.

READ TEACHING SELF-ADVOCACY TO YOUR CHILD [4]
 

Dyslexia Success Story

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden [5]

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden [5]
Member of Swedish Royal Family

Carl Philip has prospered through the challenges his dyslexia presented, using his love for the outdoors and graphic design to achieve many feats.

READ MORE ABOUT PRINCE CARL PHILIP [5]
Dyslexia Fonts? [6]

Dyslexia Fonts? [6]

Dyslexic fonts are one example of how non-evidence-based interventions for learning disabilities can be hard to pick out.

MORE ABOUT DYSLEXIA FONTS [6]
 
Ghotit Keyboard for iPad [7]

Ghotit Keyboard for iPad [7]

A new app for iPads, Ghotit Dyslexia Keyboard helps those with dyslexia and dysgraphia to type with ease.

MORE ABOUT GHOTIT KEYBOARD [7]
 
 

Dyslexia Day Rally in Minnesota [8]

Dyslexia Day Rally in Minnesota [8]

A group of parents and educators rallied together in Minnesota's Capitol Rotunda in February to raise attention to the needs of the dyslexic community as well as the deficit in resources directly plaguing a multitude of students.

Read more about the Dyslexia Day Rally [8]