April 2018

10 Tips for Improving and/or Maintaining Your Child’s Language and Literacy Skills this Summer [1]

10 Tips for Improving and/or Maintaining Your Child’s Language and Literacy Skills this Summer [1]

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

Summer is an ideal time to work on improving skills, but it is also equally important that our students have a much-needed break from the challenges associated with school. Here are 10 tips to consider as you plan your child’s summer activities.

Read 10 Tips for Improving and Maintaining Literacy Skills this Summer [1]
Principles of Effective Dyslexia Treatment [2]

Principles of Effective Dyslexia Treatment [2]

You and your clinician will work together to design an intervention program that meets your specific needs and goals. In this article, we highlight what you can expect during your therapy program.

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The Many Strengths of Dyslexics [3]

The Many Strengths of Dyslexics [3]

What if we told you that being dyslexic has gifts that can help you excel? Here are 10 advantages reported by successful dyslexics that may help you along the way.

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Story Time from Space [4]

Story Time from Space [4]

An online-based project called Story Time from Space lets kids get an inside look at what it’s like inside the International Space Station while also building literacy skills.

Read Story Time from Space [4]

Success Story: Jared Blank [5]

Jared Blank [5]

Marathon Runner

Jared Blank is participating in the World Marathon Challenge—seven marathons in seven days on seven continents—in order to bring awareness to dyslexia and raise money for the International Dyslexia Association.

Read Jared’s Story [5]
Books to Get Kids Reading [6]

Books to Get Kids Reading [6]

Whether you are a parent or a teacher, make time in the day where kids have time to read for fun. Leisure reading promotes reading skills as well as a lifelong love of reading. Here are several books they will WANT to read.

Read Books to Get Kids Reading [6]

Featured Resource: Dyslexia Glossary [7]

Books to Get Kids Reading [7]

We have identified a list of common terms and phrases used by education and medical professionals in diagnostic reports, IEPs, and therapy.

Visit the Dyslexia Glossary [7]