Bill requiring dyslexia training moves to governor's desk
5/17/2017 Milford Sen. Gayle Slossberg, the Senate Democratic chairman of the legislature's Education Committee, says students, parents and educators urged lawmakers to pass the bill to help ensure dyslexic students are identified early and given the help they need.
Walk for Dyslexia supports local children
5/17/2017 MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Walk for Dyslexia takes place at Vilas Park in Madison on Saturday, May 20th. The walk raises funds for Madison's Dyslexia Center, which provides free tutoring by a group of highly skilled and dedicated tours. Darcy and ...
The SATs are making dyslexic children feel worthless – isn't it time we found a new way to measure their ability?
5/17/2017 Dyslexic children struggle, in particular, with taking in spoken instructions, working under timed conditions and tasks that rely on memory and rote learning.
CT families push for changes in how kids with dyslexia are taught
5/17/2017 "Decoding Dyslexia is grassroots. We're families helping families," said Allison Quirion, who started the Connecticut chapter when she didn't know where to turn for information to help her son with the language-based learning disability.
DCU students first to receive dyslexia teaching awards
5/17/2017 On Saturday 13th May, thirteen students of the new programme M Ed in SpLD/Dyslexia received a professional award from the British Dyslexia Association - AMBDA/APC - an international qualification to undertake assessment of dyslexia and also a ...
Disability on Campus: 'I have decided to go public as the Dyslexic Professor'
5/17/2017 The institutional perception of dyslexia as a disability is widespread. Type your university's name and the phrase “support for dyslexic students” into Google and you will most likely be offered “disability support”, “disability and dyslexia service ...
Legislation to provide relief for kids struggling with dyslexia
5/17/2017 Relief is coming for kids struggling with dyslexia now that Governor Doug Ducey has signed a law to help schools better identify and work with those students to excel.
Dyslexic students 'under the radar'
5/13/2017 The researchers have just completed a study exploring the impact of living with dyslexia by interviewing children aged 10-17 and their parents.
WPP, Richard Branson Back New Advocacy Group For Dyslexics
5/13/2017 A WPP team of agencies, including Y&R London, and Sir Richard Branson are raising awareness for the new advocacy group Made by Dyslexia; its stated mission is to help people better understand and support the cognitive reading disorder. Branson ...
Richard Branson on why we need to re-think dyslexia: “It's merely a different way of thinking”
5/13/2017 Virgin Airlines founder and serial entrepreneur Richard Branson believes dyslexia should no longer be treated as a learning disorder, but just as a “different way of thinking”.