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TY! @benfoss, @RaviniaReading for Disabilities Rights Assoc. Dyslexia testing Issue

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non profit legal center located in Berkeley, CA is seeking stories from individuals concerning issues of retesting on hi... (RT @benfoss: Why must we pay $3K+ for dyslexia re-certification?
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A master at work: Rick Lavoie simulates Reading Aloud with Dyslexia « DLC Adult Literacy Community

A master at work: Rick Lavoie simulates Reading Aloud with Dyslexia « DLC Adult Literacy Community | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Rick Lavoie, an expert in educating students with special needs, teaches a room of teachers, parents, social workers, and other service providers what it is like to read aloud with a learning disability.
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More on this intriguing research! Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age - MedPage Today

More on this intriguing research! Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age - MedPage Today | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Daily MailDyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early AgeMedPage TodayBy Nancy Walsh, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Young children at risk for developing dyslexia showed abnormalities on functional MRI (fMRI) brain scans even before they began...
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More on: Brains of Dyslexic Children Show Abnormalities Before Symptoms Appear | News Service - ISNS

More on: Brains of Dyslexic Children Show Abnormalities Before Symptoms Appear | News Service - ISNS | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
MRI studies indicate dysfunction from birth and not a result of the brain trying to compensate.
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Good advice For Freshmen College Students With Learning Disabilities – Six ...

Good advice For Freshmen College Students With Learning Disabilities – Six ... | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Thе transition frοm high school tο college іѕ аn adjustment fοr аnу student bυt probably more ѕο fοr a student wіth learning differences. Students whο wеrе used tο getting thеіr needs met bу IEPs suddenly find themselves ...
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Brains of Dyslexic Children Show Abnormalities Before Symptoms Appear | News Service - ISNS

Brains of Dyslexic Children Show Abnormalities Before Symptoms Appear | News Service - ISNS | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
MRI studies indicate dysfunction from birth and not a result of the brain trying to compensate.
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Let's embrace change & improve student outcomes: I Used to Think..And Now I Think..20 Leading Educators ...

Let's embrace change & improve student outcomes: I Used to Think..And Now I Think..20 Leading Educators ... | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Twenty Leading Educators Reflect on the Work of School Reform (Havard Education Letter Impact). This book's title is borrowed from an exercise often used at the end of teacher professional development sessions, in which ...
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TY! @cdcowen for dyslexia undaunted: "Will to Win:" Excerpts from The Denver Post's chronicle of Tim Tebow

TY!  @cdcowen for dyslexia undaunted:  "Will to Win:" Excerpts from The Denver Post's chronicle of Tim Tebow | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

Excerpts from Chapter 3 of "Will to Win" focusing on Tim Tebows youth, his struggle with dyslexia and lessons he learned long ago that help shaped the player he is today.

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Robert Redford's grandson: A Dyslexia Film and a Director's Family - NYTimes.com

Robert Redford's grandson: A Dyslexia Film and a Director's Family - NYTimes.com | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The director Jamie Redford talks about the stress of screening a documentary about his son's dyslexia at a festival founded by his father.
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Dyslexia: A Hidden Disability

"Dyslexia: A Hidden Disability," produced by the Kennedy/Marshall Company, is an excellent documentary on adults and children who have dyslexia and the docto...
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Comparing schools to markets: The economic argument against market-driven education reform

Comparing schools to markets: The economic argument against market-driven education reform | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

School systems cannot function as free markets if we want to achieve universal...

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Intriguing Study: Babies try lip-reading in learning to talk - Chronicle-Telegram

Intriguing Study: Babies try lip-reading in learning to talk - Chronicle-Telegram | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Study: Babies try lip-reading in learning to talkChronicle-TelegramIt also begs the question of whether babies who turn out to have developmental disorders, including autism, learn to speak the same way, or if they show differences that just might...
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TY!@joevans for The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners - Online Colleges

TY!@joevans for The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners - Online Colleges | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

For every Angry Birds-type iPad app, there's a game out there to improve your child's mind.


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2 fascinating videos: Dyslexia & Pathways in the Brain « DLC Adult Literacy Community

2 fascinating videos: Dyslexia & Pathways in the Brain « DLC Adult Literacy Community | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The first short video provides some insight into current research on neural pathways in individuals affected by dyslexia. The second video focuses on brain mapping and promising findings about the effects of multi-sensory ...
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Men! Boys! Guys! Let's get over ourselves! Narcissism puts men's health at risk - CBS News

Men! Boys! Guys! Let's get over ourselves! Narcissism puts men's health at risk - CBS News | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
TIMENarcissism puts men's health at riskCBS News23 in the journal PLoS ONE, analyzed 106 volunteer students from American university - 79 females, 27 males, with were on average 20 years old.
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Collaboration, digital information literacy & processing: What students (Really) Need to Know

Collaboration, digital information literacy & processing:   What students (Really) Need to Know | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The digital age has changed more than how we learn. It’s changed what we need to learn.
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Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age

Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Young children at risk for developing dyslexia showed abnormalities on functional MRI brain scans even before they began learning to read, researchers found.
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Apps for Children With Dyslexia

Apps for Children With Dyslexia | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
In search of apps to help a dyslexic second grader learn. (Can you help a parent in search of apps to help a dyslexic second grader learn?
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Sundance filmmaker profile: James Redford's 'D-Word' cracks the code of dyslexia - Salt Lake Tribune

Sundance filmmaker profile: James Redford's 'D-Word' cracks the code of dyslexia - Salt Lake Tribune | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Sundance filmmaker profile: James Redford's 'D-Word' cracks the code of dyslexiaSalt Lake TribuneFord,” didn't have to cultivate an interest in dyslexia for his latest effort, “The D Word.” His son Dylan was diagnosed with the...
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TY! @joevans for: Infographic: The rising numbers of tablets in the workplace

TY! @joevans for: Infographic: The rising numbers of tablets in the workplace | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
TabTimes uncovers an interesting infographic from VentureBeat, which details the current state of tablet adoption at work.

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Reasonable homework loads: Is Your Child's Learning Potential Buried Under a Stack of Books?

Reasonable homework loads: Is Your Child's Learning Potential Buried Under a Stack of Books? | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
TribLocalIs Your Child's Real Learning Potential Being Buried Under a Stack of Books?
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TY! @cdcowen for: How brain research is being used in the special-education classroom

TY! @cdcowen for: How brain research is being used in the special-education classroom | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Techniques based on brain-science research increasingly are being used to improve the education of students who have disabilities.
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You May Be Dyslexic If...2 minute video

The D Word: Understanding Dyslexia Movie shares a short video about the general signs of dyslexia. Visit us at www.thedwordmovie.com.
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Thank goodness for our moms! Impact of Dyslexia Outside of Reading (3 minute Video)

Thank goodness for our moms! Impact of Dyslexia Outside of Reading (3 minute Video) | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Dyslexia affects much more than reading and this video provides tips on how you can guide your child. Video from Reading Horizons (We share a great video from @ReadingHorizons in this blog post!
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TY! @joevans for: Apple To Put Textbooks On iPads : NPR

TY! @joevans for: Apple To Put Textbooks On iPads : NPR | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

Apple Inc. on Thursday launched its attempt to make the iPad a replacement for a satchel full of textbooks by starting to sell electronic versions of a handful of standard high school books.


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