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Part Three: MORE Children’s Books About Dyslexia
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Part Three: MORE Children’s Books About Dyslexia

October is Dyslexia Awareness month. Dyslexia Awareness Month has two big goals. One is to educate people with the facts about dyslexia. What is dyslexia? How is it best remediated? What are the signs? The other, and perhaps more important part of this campaign, is the social and emotional side of dyslexia. We strive to…

Back to School Tips to Support Students with Dyslexia
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Back to School Tips to Support Students with Dyslexia

New sneakers, new lunchboxes, freshly sharpened pencils, and a fresh start are symbols of the beginning of a new school year. A new year also means new teachers and often some new challenges for your students with dyslexia. When a child has dyslexia, we have a particularly important role in their education. We become an…

The Value of Repetition for the Student with Dyslexia
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The Value of Repetition for the Student with Dyslexia

For many years, those of us who work with striving readers and writers have known that certain strategies or techniques are effective, but we haven’t really been able to tell WHY. We’ve known that students with dyslexia often have a pattern of areas of weakness in their psychological testing. We have theories and observations grounded…

Five Ways To Spread Dyslexia Awareness Virtually
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Five Ways To Spread Dyslexia Awareness Virtually

In our new reality of virtual school and virtual work. It might feel hard for you to keep track of what month it is, let alone what Awareness Month it is! However, October is Dyslexia Awareness month. For the sake of our students with dyslexia, it is important to continue to spread awareness, not just…

Ways To Support Children with Dyslexia During Distance Learning
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Ways To Support Children with Dyslexia During Distance Learning

During these strange times we live in, many of us are wearing multiple hats. Parent, employee, teacher, student, educational guide. If your child is doing hybrid or remote schooling, then it is highly likely that some adult in your household is overseeing your child’s learning. For children with dyslexia and accompanying challenges, this style of…

The Top Ten Things We’ve Learned About Dyslexia So Far
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The Top Ten Things We’ve Learned About Dyslexia So Far

In honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month, I wanted to take a moment to draw from the comments of my readers. Whether you are a parent of a student with dyslexia, a teacher of a student with dyslexia, or a person who understands dyslexia through first-hand experience, the journey of learning is a lifelong one. As…

The Top Ten Websites for Dyslexia Awareness
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The Top Ten Websites for Dyslexia Awareness

    Whether you are just beginning your journey to understand dyslexia or looking to find helpful reference tools to spread dyslexia awareness, you need a go-to list. I’ve spoken with a lot of classroom teachers over the years who really WANT to learn about dyslexia, because guess why? Their professors never brought up dyslexia…

The Top Ten Books About Dyslexia for Parents and Teachers
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The Top Ten Books About Dyslexia for Parents and Teachers

    Whether you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, an adult that has dyslexia, a tutor or interventionist that works with children with dyslexia or a classroom teacher that has students with dyslexia in your class, there is one thing that we all have in common. We need to actively seek out…

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6 Tips for Introducing Dyslexia to Your Child in a Positive Way

6 Tips for Introducing Dyslexia to Your Child in a Positive Way         I am so thrilled to have Amy share tips for dyslexia advocacy with you today. Thank you so much Amy, from Mamabearmoms.com for sharing your expertise!  When parents think about dyslexia, they tend to focus on the negative because, let’s face…

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How To Run A Successful Dyslexia Pilot Program

    Last Spring, I received an email from Mindy Bramer, an educational consultant for PaTTAN, (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network). The state of Pennsylvania had just become one of the first states to initiate a ground-breaking, dyslexia pilot program that was backed by state legislation.    “Act 69 of 2014, the Dyslexia and Early…

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12 MORE Children’s Books About Dyslexia You Can’t Miss

Dyslexia awareness goes on all year long. It HAS to. Last month I published a post with 12 books with dyslexic characters you can’t miss for Dyslexia Awareness Month. There was a huge response! So I started digging even deeper. I thought, “Emily, you have to do a second list.” So I did! (This post contains affiliate links.)Here,…

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Top Five Tips For Communicating With Families of Children With Dyslexia

      The Top Five Tips For Communicating With Families of Children With Dyslexia Imagine you are a parent who has a meeting with her child’s teacher. Arriving at the school, she arrives in the office five minutes early for the appointment. The secretary directs her to sign in and take a seat. Suddenly,…

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Seven Things Parents Would Like Their Child’s Pediatrician To Know About Dyslexia

Seven things parents would like their child’s pediatrician to understand about dyslexia You trust your pediatrician with your child and for most things, they are the best resource. They can tell you if your child is growing well, if their diet is healthy, and they are there when injuries or accidents occur. Sometimes, however, there…

Friday Foundations 10/24/14 Famous People with Dyslexia!

Happy Friday everyone! As we near the end of October, I’d like to share a special freebie with you in honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month. Offering inspiring quotes from famous dyslexics can encourage our students when learning to read feels like an uphill battle. This is a collection of 9 quotes from famous people in…