Results 1 - 10 of 139 Page 1 of 14
Results per-page: 10 | 20 | 50 | 100

Dyslexia: An Overview

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: August 22, 2014

Dyslexia—also referred to as language-learning disabilities or reading disabilities—accounts for approximately 80% of all diagnosed learning disabilities. Although some children with dyslexia have difficulty acquiring spoken language, more often the problem is in learning to read, write, spell or do math. People with dyslexia may have problems recalling specific words…

Teachers Misunderstand Dyslexia

Relevance: 79%      Posted on: January 18, 2015

Although we’ve come a long way in de-stigmatizing dyslexia, in some places there’s still work to do, with at least one important constituency—teachers. According to a recent study done in the UK, when students carry the label “dyslexia,” a significant number of teachers believe there’s little they can do to…

Are SLD and Dyslexia the Same Diagnosis?

Relevance: 74%      Posted on: May 5, 2017

The IDEA defines Specific Learning Disability as “a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, which may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations.” A child who…

Dyslexia

Relevance: 72%      Posted on: September 12, 2014

Dyslexia: An in-depth guide to treatments and interventions for managing Dyslexia. Articles

Ben Foss: Changing the Conversation About Dyslexia

Relevance: 64%      Posted on: September 11, 2014

Ben Foss has a way with words. In fact, as a graduate student, Foss won the World Debating Championship, just two years after becoming the first American to win the British Isles Debating Championship. Foss’s facility with the spoken word belies the mountain of difficulties he has with the written…

Dyslexia: Red Flags for Early Intervention

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: July 31, 2017

By Margie Gillis, Ed.D  Research suggests that half of all children have difficulty learning to read; in fact, for nearly one-third of kids, it is one of the most difficult tasks they will ever have to accomplish. These are the children whose early struggles are likely to result in a…

New Font to Help Those with Dyslexia

Relevance: 60%      Posted on: December 1, 2014

You’ve heard the expression, “It takes one to know one.” That’s the case for Dyslexie—a new typeface designed by Christian Boer to help those with dyslexia decipher print material more easily. It’s no coincidence that the Dutch designer has the language learning disability himself. According to an article in NPR’s…

Evaluating Your Child for Dyslexia

Relevance: 59%      Posted on: September 3, 2014

Many children have difficulty learning how to read or improving their reading. Some read reasonably well, but their spelling and writing skills are poor. If any of these issues sound familiar, your child is a prime candidate for a reading evaluation. An estimated 80% of individuals diagnosed with learning disabilities…

Dyslexia and the Foreign Language Requirement

Relevance: 59%      Posted on: November 3, 2014

My daughter has dyslexia. She exhibits many typical characteristics that come with language learning disabilities, including difficulty understanding written text and problems with spelling. But like many with dyslexia, she possesses a number of outstanding qualities as well, including an amazing ability to learn and remember what she hears, a…

Treating Dyslexia

Relevance: 58%      Posted on: September 5, 2014

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability characterized by difficulties with word recognition, spelling, and decoding. People without reading disabilities process a word instantly and can automatically access the definitions of words as they read. In contrast, those with dyslexia experience reading as a slow, labored, and error-prone activity. The goal…