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Ways Parents Can Help with Spelling - American Dyslexia Association

Ways Parents Can Help with Spelling - American Dyslexia Association | Dyslexia,SpLD and Kinect Stuff | Scoop.it

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Cathy Booth's curator insight, June 22, 2013 6:12 AM

Some good tips on how to help with spelling word learning.

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Literacy Display - Tricky Spellings - Mnemonics Display Posters

Literacy Display - Tricky Spellings - Mnemonics Display Posters | Dyslexia,SpLD and Kinect Stuff | Scoop.it
Free posters that give examples of mnemonics for common tricky words including February, Geography, together, believe, ocean, rhythm, because and necessary.
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some nice mnemonic posters

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Video games and Kinect help autistic students in classrooms

Can off-the-shelf video games spark a breakthrough in treating autism? That's the question researchers are asking as educators quietly discover the therapeutic uses of motion-controlled sensors.

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What is dyslexia?

What is dyslexia? | Dyslexia,SpLD and Kinect Stuff | Scoop.it
Dyslexia affects the way you recognise the sounds that groups of letters make. It can make it hard to read and write amongst other things.
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Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain

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What do you think of when you hear the word dyslexic?

 

What do you think of when you hear the word dyslexic? this will help teachers understand some of the difficulties that a dyslexic student may have during the lesson and when undertaking a task.


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Illustrated Decodable fiction passages - FreeReading

FreeReading is an open-source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. FreeReading contains a 40-week scope and sequence that can supplement an early literacy core or basal program.
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The Zen of Touch Typing for Dyslexics

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Touch typing can help many dyslexics conquer what society deems a disability. But before we go into the hows and whys, let’s take a look at what dyslexia is.

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Cathy Booth's curator insight, March 19, 2013 5:18 PM

'Touch typing has been shown to actually help handwriting in dyslexics.'  Typing website explaining what dyslexia is and how typing is beneficial for people with it.

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The 7 Best Android Text-To-Speech Engines

Grades aspects of the app and speech and ranks them according to these grades.


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The Use Of Mobile Phones For Dyslexics - Talks - dysTalk

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The Use Of Mobile Phones For Dyslexics - Talks - dysTalk - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia & ADHD. Information on dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD and dysgraphia, through online videos, resources, and forum.

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