Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools
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How widespread is dyslexia? – International Dyslexia Association @lawrenceschool @cdcowen

How widespread is dyslexia? – International Dyslexia Association @lawrenceschool @cdcowen | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
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IDA now states that 1 in 5 may have "symptoms of Dyslexia" which is a more defensible position. This prevalence seems reasonable given the ineffective reading instruction that holds children back from achieving benchmark literacy skills in the primary grades. --Lou
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The Blio App - Leveling the Playing Field for Dyslexics

The Blio App - Leveling the Playing Field for Dyslexics | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

Blio is an ereader that can read various formats including PDF, epub and XML.  What does this mean for students with reading disabilities or dyslexia?

 

Blio includes:

> a text-to-speech feature that will cost $10;

>  a sync feature where it will sync audio books with test and highlight the word as it is being read;

> a notetaking feature where you can select text and add a note;

> a visual customization feature that can change the view, text size, etc.

>  a reading speed feature;

> a search text feature;

> a one-touch look up feature that can locate the definition of a word.


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Maggie Rouman, Tina Marie DeLong
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