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Literacy crisis: Pediatricians enlist to prod parents to read to kids - Christian Science Monitor

Literacy crisis: Pediatricians enlist to prod parents to read to kids - Christian Science Monitor | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor Literacy crisis: Pediatricians enlist to prod parents to read to kids Christian Science Monitor A new collaboration between several groups – including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which on Tuesday released its...
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Dyscalculia in the News

Dyscalculia in the News | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
  [Source:  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] Severe learning disabilities in math, affecting up to 7 percent of all students, have been described as the mathematics version of dyslexia, the reading disorder in which people have trouble understanding or...
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Brandon's Brain Balance Journey | Brain Balance Achievement Centers

Brandon's Brain Balance Journey | Brain Balance Achievement Centers | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Read this exciting Brain Balance review from happy parents after their son Brandon with Dysgraphia and Dyspraxia reached week 12 of his Brain Balance journey.
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Digital Literacy in the primary classroom | Steps in Teaching and Learning

Digital Literacy in the primary classroom | Steps in Teaching and Learning | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it

To be digitally literate is to have access to a broad range of practices and cultural resources that you are able to apply to digital tools. It is the ability to make and share meaning in different modes and formats; to create, collaborate and communicate effectively and to understand how and when digital technologies can best be used to support these processes.


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Rwanda: Over 1000 Complete Adult Literacy Training - AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Over 1000 Complete Adult Literacy Training - AllAfrica.com | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Rwanda: Over 1000 Complete Adult Literacy TrainingAllAfrica.comBy Sixbert Mbonyumuvunyi, 30 March 2012 Bugesera-At least 1162 elderly people have completed adult literacy training in Rilima and Nyamata sectors of Bugesera District.
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Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain: Angela Fawcett, Roderick Nicolson: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain: Angela Fawcett, Roderick Nicolson: Amazon.com: Kindle Store (Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain: A unique overview of research on dyslexia and an account of the ...)...
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Dyslexia Explorer: Screening for Dyslexia with Eye Tracking - Research Unit

Dyslexia Explorer: Screening for Dyslexia with Eye Tracking - Research Unit | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
This site describes research unit activities within KSU's College of Computer and Information Sciences (Graduate students' seminar series: Arwa Al-Edaily presents Dyslexia Explorer at 12pm in Rm 17 http://t.co/jE2pUfFI...)...
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Carolyn D. Cowen Presentations Channel

Carolyn D. Cowen Presentations Channel | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
View all of Carolyn D. Cowen’s Presentations. Educator & social entrepreneur focused on dyslexia, learning differences, literacy, new-media literacy.. (RT @cdcowen: BOTH drafts (why & how) Twitter Power 4 Literacy Educators posted!
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Dyslexia News

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A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Gianandrea Poracin.
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Amazon.com: Literacy and Power (Language, Culture, and Teaching Series) eBook: Hilary Janks: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Literacy and Power (Language, Culture, and Teaching Series) eBook: Hilary Janks: Kindle Store (Literacy and Power: In this book—a landmark text that is both engaging and accessible—Hilary Janks addresses the...)...
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Changing perceptions: The power of autism : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

Changing perceptions: The power of autism : Nature : Nature Publishing Group | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Recent data [mdash] and personal experience [mdash] suggest that autism can be an advantage in some spheres, including science, says Laurent Mottron.
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What I Do: Training is key when tutoring dyslexics, but job is rewarding - Wisconsin State Journal

What I Do: Training is key when tutoring dyslexics, but job is rewarding - Wisconsin State Journal | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
What I Do: Training is key when tutoring dyslexics, but job is rewardingWisconsin State JournalMargery Katz tutors dyslexic students in her Madison home. She has degrees in history, library science and law, and has been tutoring for eight years.
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VIDEO - Identifying and working with dyslexic students | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

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Abrupt and ramped flicker-defined form shows evidence for a large magnocellular impairment in dyslexia. | World Intelligence Network

Abrupt and ramped flicker-defined form shows evidence for a large magnocellular impairment in dyslexia. | World Intelligence Network | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Abrupt and ramped flicker-defined form shows evidence for a large magnocellular impairment in dyslexia.
Neuropsychologia. 2012 May 17;
Authors: Laycock R, Crewther DP, Crewther SG
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Dyslexia: Reading Strategies for Home

Dyslexia: Reading Strategies for Home | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability in children.  It is a complex language problem in which an individual cannot break a word d (Have a child struggling with dyslexia? Don't break a sweat!
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Adult Dyslexia Organisation www.adult-dyslexia.org

Adult Dyslexia Organisation www.adult-dyslexia.org | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Adult Dyslexia Organisation - study aids by Davey Garland http://t.co/pFVeeQd3 #dyslexic #dyslexia...
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Brian Grazer On Growing Up with Dyslexia | Child Mind Institute

Brian Grazer On Growing Up with Dyslexia | Child Mind Institute | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer sat down with Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz to discuss growing up with dyslexia at the 2012 Adam Jeffrey Katz Memorial Lecture. Here are some highlights from their conversation.
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The Psychology of Dyslexia: WITH Case Studies CD-ROM: A Handbook for Teachers

The Psychology of Dyslexia: WITH Case Studies CD-ROM: A Handbook for Teachers | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
The Psychology of Dyslexia: WITH Case Studies CD-ROM: A Handbook for Teachers NewMint ConditionDispatch same day for order received before 12 noonGuaranteed packagingNo quibbles returns This book introduces the psychology of dyslexia to teachers.
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Accelebrain - Vocabulary Builder

Accelebrain - Vocabulary Builder | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it

Accelebrain is vocabulary builder and flashcard software which helps you quickly memorize words, phrases, vocabulary, numbers, formulas, historical dates, or any subject matter that can be learned via a question and answer format. It is vocabulary builder for those who learn foreign language.

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The educational neuroscience of dyslexia and dyscalculia - Research - University of Cambridge

The educational neuroscience of dyslexia and dyscalculia - Research - University of Cambridge | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it

Children with dyslexia find it difficult to decide whether words rhyme and to count the number of syllables in a word like oasis. One reason is that aspects of the auditory signal in speech are processed less efficiently by the dyslexic brain."

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Special Educational Needs – Getting Started With Statements Unique new parent-to-parent ebook launched to help SEN children with ‘hidden disabilities’ get the help they need.

Special Educational Needs – Getting Started With Statements  Unique new parent-to-parent ebook launched to help SEN children with ‘hidden disabilities’ get the help they need. | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Today my book on is launched as an ebook. Here is the press release 
FARNHAM, 10th October 2011: A mother of two autistic boys from Farnham, Surrey has published a new book aimed at helping other...
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Dyslexia training to be mandatory in Initial Teacher Training - e-petitions

Dyslexia training to be mandatory in Initial Teacher Training - e-petitions http://t.co/Lt5PSn7t...
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Reading to kids can set them on path to success | CTV News

Reading to kids can set them on path to success | CTV News | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Did you read to your kids last night? If you have young children, you probably did, but if you have older school-aged kids, you likely didn't. And that's a shame, because reading to your kids can be a key to their success, suggests a new report.
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Scottish Government Announces Additional Funding For Dyslexia Teaching - eGov monitor

Scottish Government Announces Additional Funding For Dyslexia Teaching - eGov monitor | dyslexia and special learning needs | Scoop.it
Scottish Government Announces Additional Funding For Dyslexia TeachingeGov monitorThe online toolkit is a comprehensive teachers resource for the assessment of literacy difficulties and dyslexia.
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