A child’s problems in school may be linked to a learning disorder that’s going undetected. Nebraska Public Schools don’t recognize dyslexia as a learning disability and an Omaha child advocate is determined to change that by changing state law.
I am thrilled that this article is written directly to the people that have influence over our children's education - the teachers. I have two boys with dyslexia - one being quite profound - and the damage done to who they are as young men before receiving the appropriate interventions has been horrendous. So many times, the behaviors our children exhibit due to academic failure is looked upon as the reason for not making education progress. Please teachers, take time and get informed. You and your students will forever be changed.
Decoding Dyslexia Lower Bucks County Meeting Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Decoding Dyslexia Lower Bucks County
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Kathleen Carlsen, Director Of the Children’s Dyslexia Center
As director, Kathleen, have taught and trained students since 1998 to overcome Dyslexia, The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Philadelphia, since opening in 2007, has offered tutoring services to children and training to educators. Kathleen will discuss the proven research-based, multi-sensory approach to teaching dyslexic children the basic language skills of reading, writing, and spelling.
7:30p.m – 9:00p.m., Headley Trace community clubhouse, 2 Headlely Drive. Located on Newtown-Yardley Drive , 1.5 miles from I-95 via the Newtown- ByPass. The meeting is free and open to the public.
For further information contact Anne Edwards (239.281.2390) or Georgette Helbling (267.334.0572) or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity is currently recruiting 10-16 yr. old children and adolescents to participate in two unique studies designed to evaluate the effectiveness of medication on reading and attention.
Just because you have a learning disability doesn't mean you can't compete in college. Respected institutions across the country offer all kinds of excellent programs aimed at supporting the learning disabled.
October 17th, 2014 – The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at the Harvard Medical School The topic will focus on dyslexia and dyscalculia. Confirmed speakers are: Honi Bamberger – Towson […]
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October 17th, 2014 – The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at the Harvard Medical School The topic will focus on dyslexia and dyscalculia. Confirmed speakers are: Honi Bamberger – Towson University - “Teaching Mathematics to Students with Working Memory and Executive Function Difficulties” Steve Petrill – Ohio State University – “Examining the Genetic Influences on Mathematics and Reading Disability”
The Power of Visual Imagery: A Reading Comprehension Program for Students with Reading Difficulties [Karen Patricia Kelly] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Formerly published by Peytral Publications This user-friendly resource provides the theory for improving students’ reading skills through visual imagery
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