I reviewed the HBO documentary "Journey into Dyslexia." Thought provoking.Emotional. Interviews children and adults. Showcases the difficult journey as well as positive examples of successful adults. Views dyslexia as a gift, leading some on a journey that they would not have done without the diagnosis. See trailer: www.interdys.org/JourneyIntoDyslexia.htm . Released May 2012. DVD. Purchased for $17.00 on amazon.
Research talk on latest brain research of LDs. We'll be giving this talk in San Francisco next week for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists. Topics covered include dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADD / ADHD, psychology, creativity, gifted, neurodiversity, and more.
Teachers' expectations about their students' abilities affect classroom interactions in myriad ways that can impact student performance. Students expected to succeed, for example, get more time to answer questions and more specific feedback.