Dyslexia Advocacy

How To Explain Orton-Gillingham to Families
Dyslexia Advocacy | Orton-Gillingham | Tips For Parents

How To Explain Orton-Gillingham to Families

  Explaining Orton-Gillingham to Families It can be a challenge when talking about dyslexia and the parts of an Orton-Gillingham lesson to avoid using a lot of technical language and jargon. Many times, parents seeking tutoring services have been told their child should receive Orton-Gillingham instruction or sometimes a specific O-G based program, without really…

Dyslexia Advocacy | Tips For Parents

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…

Dyslexia | Dyslexia Advocacy | early intervention | reading passages

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…

Books | children's books | Dyslexia Advocacy

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,…

12 Children’s Books With Dyslexic Characters You Can’t Miss
Books | children's books | Dyslexia Advocacy

12 Children’s Books With Dyslexic Characters You Can’t Miss

Children’s Books With Dyslexic Characters     (This post contains affiliate links.) Raise a hand if you know someone with dyslexia. You should have your hand up by now. It’s Dyslexia Awareness Month and I am all about spreading awareness! If you love children’s book as much as I do, you know how important it…

Dyslexia Advocacy | Tips For Parents | Tips for Teachers

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,…