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For parents from a parent: Dyslexia's Silver Lining

For parents from a parent: Dyslexia's Silver Lining | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
If there's an "upside" to dyslexia, how has it worked for you?
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Celebrating Differences: Using Learning Disabilities to Your ...

Celebrating Differences: Using Learning Disabilities to Your ... | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Their findings recognized that successful people with learning disabilities are not only aware of the types of problems they have, but they are open and specific about their difficulties and understand how they affect their lives.
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Thank you Tom West for: In the Mind's Eye, Dyslexic Renaissance: NYT Opinion, The Upside ...

Thank you Tom West for: In the Mind's Eye, Dyslexic Renaissance: NYT Opinion, The Upside ... | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Visual thinking, visual thinkers, visual technologies, visual giftedness, dyslexia, learning difficulties, brain diversity, creativity, scientific discovery, scientific visualization, computer graphics, entrepreneurial business, art and ...
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Graphic description: Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education

Graphic description: Pros and Cons of Social Media in Education | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

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inClass - School app coordinates note-taking, class schedules, homework, etc., requires ios 4.3

inClass - School app coordinates note-taking, class schedules, homework, etc., requires ios 4.3 | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

Teaching and facilitating good information organisation and note-taking  is a critical step in promoting information literacy and digital citizenship.


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'Big mistake: use the data available, rather than the data needed' Mario Morino’s Leap of Reason

'Big mistake: use the data available, rather than the data needed' Mario Morino’s Leap of Reason | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

With a deeper understanding of the outcomes your organization is managing toward, might new possibilities also open for collaboration among like-minded organizations? 

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2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter: From the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter

2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter: From the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
RT @GiftedPhoenix: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter 2 February 2012 - http://t.co/Stnlc6Rr #2e #gifted #gtvoice...
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Dr. Eric Tridas Named President of International Dyslexia Association - Citybizlist (press release)

Dr. Eric Tridas Named President of International Dyslexia Association - Citybizlist (press release) | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Citybizlist (press release)Dr. Eric Tridas Named President of International Dyslexia AssociationCitybizlist (press release)IDA Executive Director Stephen Peregoy stated, "Eric Tridas is truly an asset to the field of pediatrics and in particular to...
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TY! @DaveFlink for: Goodbye Cursive, Hello Keyboarding! Yale Center for Dyslexia

TY! @DaveFlink for: Goodbye Cursive, Hello Keyboarding! Yale Center for Dyslexia | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
RT @DyslexiaYale: Its time!46 states drop cursive for keyboarding: http://t.co/BHoPAYxa...
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New School for students with learning differences

New School for students with learning differences | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Blackney Hayes Architects announced that their project, AIM Academy in Manayunk, has opened. A school for bright children in grades 1-12 with learning differences, AIM Academy in Manayunk is located in Conshohocken, Pa.
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Early Identification+appropriate intervention= prevention. fMRI can now ID dyslexia traits in pre-schoolers

Early Identification+appropriate intervention= prevention. fMRI can now ID dyslexia traits in pre-schoolers | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
PNAS: fMRI highlights dyslexia characteristicsHealth ImagingChildren at risk for dyslexia show differences in brain activity on functional MRI (fMRI) scans before they begin learning to read, according to a study published online Jan.
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February 16: Second Showing of "Journey into Dyslexia"

February 16: Second Showing of "Journey into Dyslexia" | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Greetings Everyone, We had an overflow crowd of teachers and parents at the January 24th LEAP study group meeting. We were able to arrange large meeting room to show the film again. LEAP & IBIDA is pleased to provide ...
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Thank you! @APHumanGeog for Seven Tools for Creating Data Visualizations

Thank you! @APHumanGeog for Seven Tools for Creating Data Visualizations | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

Digital tools have faciliated an easier way to visually represent complex data and information in ways at are logical and intuitive.  This blog post outlines tools that students can use (read: free!) along with basic tutorials to demonstrate their functionalities. 


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Spotting dyslexia before a child starts school

Spotting dyslexia before a child starts school | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Children at risk for dyslexia show differences in brain activity on MRI scans even before they begin learning to read, finds a study at Children's Hospital Boston. Since developmental dyslexia responds to early intervention, ...
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Interesting site where you can track recent research regarding: dyslexia and visual gist

Interesting site where you can track recent research regarding: dyslexia and visual gist | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Dyslexia may have some important advantages for whole scene pattern recognition.
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Psychology Gets It Wrong… This Time

Psychology Gets It Wrong… This Time | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Last week’s New York Times editorial titled “Ritalin Gone Wrong” by Professor L. Alan Sroufe illustrates a troubling and recurring trend in American psychology: In the absence of clear eviden...
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Artist Jerry Pinkney struggles with Dyslexia: Parent and teacher support were the keys

Artist Jerry Pinkney struggles with Dyslexia: Parent and teacher support were the keys | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

At age 72, Jerry Pinkney hasn't lost his enthusiasm for drawing. 'I'm just as excited today as I was when I illustrated my first book,' said Pinkney, whose work appears on album covers, magazines and even a U.S.
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TY @joevans for: How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education

TY @joevans for: How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
One thing is clear: Through the power of mobile apps, the traditional way of "going to school" is about to change in a major way.

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The Upside of Dyslexia:NYT OP-ED 'in some situations.. those with dyslexia are actually superior learners.

The Upside of Dyslexia:NYT OP-ED 'in some situations.. those with dyslexia are actually superior learners. | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The condition makes it harder to learn to read. But it also seems to offer visual advantages.
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How boys learn: - durhamregion.com

How boys learn: - durhamregion.com | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Where the boys aredurhamregion.comIn the last column we looked at the differences between boys and girls that cause them to process learning differently.
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Psychology Gets It Wrong… This Time

Psychology Gets It Wrong… This Time | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Last week’s New York Times editorial titled “Ritalin Gone Wrong” by Professor L. Alan Sroufe illustrates a troubling and recurring trend in American psychology: In the absence of clear eviden...
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'From the mouthes of babes, words of wisdom': Max's Story- 5 minute video

Go Max!!! Great little video interview about what it's like to have dysgraphia, dyslexia, and ADD/ADHD. Love...
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Dyslexia-linked genetic variant decreases midline crossing of auditory pathways

Dyslexia-linked genetic variant decreases midline crossing of auditory pathways | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Finnish scientists have found that a rare dyslexia-linked genetic variant of the ROBO1 gene decreases normal crossing of auditory pathways in the human brain. The weaker the expression of the gene is, the more abnormal is the midline crossing.
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Check out the video: Animal School Raising Small Souls TY! @DiamondLanguage

Check out the video: Animal School Raising Small Souls TY! @DiamondLanguage | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
A beautiful video; let's celebrate children's unique learning differences.
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Keira Knightley Reveals How She Overcame Dyslexia « Showbiz ...

Keira Knightley Reveals How She Overcame Dyslexia « Showbiz ... | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Keira Knightley Reveals How She Overcame Dyslexia. Posted by Adam. Tuesday January 31, 2012. KEIRA Knightley overcame dyslexia by reading a screenplay by Emma Thompson. The 26-year-old actress suffers from the learning ...
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