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What Does It Really Mean To Have Dyslexia?

What Does It Really Mean To Have Dyslexia? | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn't always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum -- one that doesn't necessarily fit with labels like "normal" and "defective." Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of…
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End Impulsive Behavior | 40 Best Accommodations for Your ADHD Child

End Impulsive Behavior | 40 Best Accommodations for Your ADHD Child | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Accommodations to help end impulsive behavior in school
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» 7 Tips for Getting Chores Done for Adults with ADHD - World of Psychology

» 7 Tips for Getting Chores Done for Adults with ADHD - World of Psychology | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
An ADHD brain thrives on interesting tasks. So it’s not surprising that most adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have a hard time getting c
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TCEA 2014 Conference Roundup. We Got Inspired!

TCEA 2014 Conference Roundup. We Got Inspired! | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Bookshare staffers and the Accessible Books for Texas team recently attended TCEA, a leading education conference in the beautiful and musical city of Austin, Texas. This year’s theme was “Get Insp...
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How can Pictionary help visual skills?

How can Pictionary help visual skills? | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Pictionary is a fun game for the whole the family and for any age; there is even an edition designed for younger children. You can make up your own version of the game and add your own words suitab...
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This is a great idea and fun activity to play at home. 

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Understanding Dyslexia with “Try Being Me” - Technapex

Understanding Dyslexia with “Try Being Me” - Technapex | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Understanding Dyslexia with “Try Being Me”
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Yesterday CBBC, the BBC site for children, featured a special series called My Dyslexic Mind on their Newsround blog.
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Building Resiliency in Struggling Students: 7 Key Ideas from Research | ASCD Inservice

Building Resiliency in Struggling Students: 7 Key Ideas from Research | ASCD Inservice | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it

Great tIps to consider!


Via Mary Perfitt-Nelson
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Why School is Hard for Kids with ADHD and How You Can Help

Why School is Hard for Kids with ADHD and How You Can Help | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Nearly one in ten kids has ADHD, which means almost every classroom in America will have 1-3 kids with ADHD. Here are some strategies that can help your child be more successful.
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Students With Both mathematics and Reading Difficulties

Students With Both mathematics and Reading Difficulties | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Students who have both reading and mathematics difficulties are obviously at a double disadvantage. However, even though the reading and mathematical processing areas of the brain are separate from...
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Neurobiology of Learning Disorders

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. 


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50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities - Online College Courses

50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities  - Online College Courses | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills.
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Want To Take Better Notes? Get the Lead Out

Want To Take Better Notes? Get the Lead Out | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Take notes by hand instead of on a laptop for deeper learning.
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7 dangerous Apps that parents need to know about

7 dangerous Apps that parents need to know about | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
7 dangerous Apps that parents need to know about - Checkup Daily
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How Teachers Can Build a Word-Rich Life for Dyslexics * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

How Teachers Can Build a Word-Rich Life for Dyslexics * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
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Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study

Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
We all celebrate our 2e heroes once they accomplish something great.They all needed accommodation, though many did not receive them. We do not need our 2e children to be famous, but we do need them to get the assistance they need to do well in school...
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The Seven Types of ADD�and How to Treat Each One

The Seven Types of ADD�and How to Treat Each One | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Dr. Amen's 7 Types of ADHD
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» Some Video Games Can Help Dyslexics Read Better - Psych Central News

» Some Video Games Can Help Dyslexics Read Better - Psych Central News | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
New research suggests action video games can help dyslexic children read better. Researchers discovered that 12 hours of video game play did more for reading
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There's an app for that! But is it right for you? - NCLD

My teenage daughter and I recently had the privilege of presenting at the Family Cafe's Annual Conference in Florida. My daughter (who has dyslexia) gave a presentation on
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5 Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities

5 Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
Money is available for prospective and current college students with issues such as dyslexia or ADHD.
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Assistive Technology: Inspiration Maps for the iPad- Simply Brilliant!

Assistive Technology: Inspiration Maps for the iPad- Simply Brilliant! | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
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Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain

Four Things All Educators Should Understand About the Dyslexic Brain | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
What do you think of when you hear the word dyslexic?
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HBO doc sheds light on learning disability

HBO doc sheds light on learning disability | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it

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.    


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NH man creates fonts for dyslexics - NashuaTelegraph.com

NH man creates fonts for dyslexics - NashuaTelegraph.com | Learning Disabilities Resources | Scoop.it
If you are reading this in print, the words appear in a font called Olympian.
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