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BDA calls for mandatory dyslexia awareness for teachers | Special Needs Magazine

BDA calls for mandatory dyslexia awareness for teachers | Special Needs Magazine | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
The British Dyslexia Association is calling for dyslexia awareness to be included as a mandatory part of initial teacher training.

Currently it is not compulsory for all teachers to receive training in specific learning difficulties like dyslexia.
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Video Games Might Help People with Dyslexia

People with the learning disorder have greater difficulty than others in shifting attention between the senses.
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MIND Reviews: The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain : Scientific American

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
by Brock L. and Fernette F. Eide.
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'But unlike their contemporaries, the authors are looking not to fix perceived weaknesses but rather to foster the individual strengths each child displays.' This is why I love the Eides!

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7. ‘Spell Trekking’ New K-7 Literacy App with Structured Learning.

7.  ‘Spell Trekking’ New K-7 Literacy App with Structured Learning. | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
Structured Learning Program In this blog, I’m going to talk a little about the structured, sequenced learning content in our specialist literacy support program – which has now been developed... (A child can read well but still struggles w/ writing?
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10 Things to Help Your Struggling Reader * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

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Story Writing for Struggling Students | Easyread System

Story Writing for Struggling Students | Easyread System | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it

Many students who struggle with reading, writing, and spelling have a very difficult time getting their words and ideas on paper even though they may be amazing storytellers. There are several simple ways that you can help these students to be successful and allow them to show off their storytelling talents.


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[Infographic] Components of a 21st Century Classroom

[Infographic] Components of a 21st Century Classroom | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it

Via Larry Davies, Carolyn D Cowen
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Give Me More Space: A Novel Strategy For Dyslexic Readers

Give Me More Space: A Novel Strategy For Dyslexic Readers | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
Dyslexic children do a better job of reading when the letters are spaced out, according to new research.
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Wider letter spacing helps dyslexic children read

Wider letter spacing helps dyslexic children read | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
European researchers have said that offering reading materials with wider spacing between the letters can help dyslexic children read faster and better.

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Audio Textbooks Help Students With Reading Problems Access Curriculum-Dyslexia potential

Audio Textbooks Help Students With Reading Problems Access Curriculum-Dyslexia potential | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
Learn why there's no need for a child to choose between learning to read and reading to learn.

Via Sereena Hamm
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What's the Best Ebook Reader for Dyslexia? Dyslexia Potential

What's the Best Ebook Reader for Dyslexia? Dyslexia Potential | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
There are several great options for Ebook readers and the technology is helpful for children and adults alike with dyslexia.

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Via Drs Fernette and Brock Eide at DyslexicAdvantage.com
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Iphone 4S for Dyslexia Siri - Dyslexic Advantage

Iphone 4S for Dyslexia Siri - Dyslexic Advantage | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
Ooh - it's here. Iphone 4S has even better speech command capabilities.

Via Drs Fernette and Brock Eide at DyslexicAdvantage.com
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New Ambassador for dyslexia - Dyslexia Headlines

New Ambassador for dyslexia - Dyslexia Headlines | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
girl becomes dyslexia ambassador (RT @Dyslexiahead: New Ambassador for dyslexia - Dyslexia: News from the web: A SCHOOLGIRL from Dorking has been...
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Dyslexia and Assistive Technology: How I Use Te...

Dyslexia and Assistive Technology: How I Use Te... | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
Dyslexic Advantage Webinar - Dr. Gatewood's How I Use Text to Speech walks people through the different forms of text-to-speech, machine vs.
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Dyslexia Coaching | Living with Dyslexia |

Dyslexia Coaching | Living with Dyslexia | | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
Dyslexia coaching helps clients develop literacy and numeracy skills, grow in confidence and achieve their ambitions in life.
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EDUGAMESTAR™, a digital educational therapy program, was developed at the Reading & Writing Institute in Atlanta Georgia. The institute is focused on providing evaluations and the remediation of dyslexia and dysgraphia for individuals of all ages.
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Khan Academy This is awesome I love it!

Khan Academy This is awesome I love it! | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
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30 Powerful Quotes [INFOGRAPHIC]

30 Powerful Quotes [INFOGRAPHIC] | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it

Powerful and inspirational quotes that you might want to live by. 


Via Jonha Revesencio, Dennis T OConnor, Joyce Uglow, easyreadsystem
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Does Brain Training Work? Depends. Better Question is, How, When, for Whom Can Brain Training Work? | SharpBrains

Does Brain Training Work? Depends. Better Question is, How, When, for Whom Can Brain Training Work? | SharpBrains | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
You may have read a new wave of articles claiming that brain training doesn't work, based on the recent research meta-analytic review Is Working Memory...

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This new app is awesome to make use of the new research that shows letter spacing affects reading for Dyslexics and it's free

Get Dys - help people with dyslexia on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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More About E-Readers and Dyslexia « Annie Murphy Paul

As a follow-up to my MindShift article last week about using e-readers to help dyslexic students read more easily, this Education Week article (from 2010, by Katie Ash) has some interesting related information.
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Kids App World » What is Dyslexia? (Universal)

Kids App World » What is Dyslexia? (Universal) | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it
A FREE app to help you understand dyslexia. Watch a video comic and follow the story of a typical dyslexic. Take a quiz to see if you show signs of dyslexia. Find out ways parents can help at home. Send your teacher tips on ...
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Apps for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities | DyslexiaHelp at the University of Michigan

Apps for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities | DyslexiaHelp at the University of Michigan | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it

Great review of apps for dyslexia and other LDs - children as well as adults


Via Drs Fernette and Brock Eide at DyslexicAdvantage.com
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Best Ipad Apps for Dyslexia - Dyslexia Potential

Best Ipad Apps for Dyslexia - Dyslexia Potential | Dyslexia Potential | Scoop.it

Apple's Ipad is a great all-in-one resource for kids and adults with dyslexia. Check out our picks for best dyslexia apps.


Via Drs Fernette and Brock Eide at DyslexicAdvantage.com
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