Category Archives: Dyslexia Facts

Can we say “dyslexia”?

  Dyslexia?  “Oh no no. We don’t say that.”   In Part 4 of her Unlocking Dyslexia series on NPR’s All Things Considered,  Gabrielle Emanuel explored the …

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For A Special Education Student

In a ground-breaking decision the Supreme Court last week ruled that school districts must give students with disabilities an opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” academic progress. For …

Defining Dyslexia

For all of us who are affected by dyslexia, it is important to stay up-to-date with regard to how dyslexia is defined, understood and perceived. …

How To Get Information “In” – Elaboration Learning Technique

In the past two weeks we’ve discussed the benefits of two kinds of practice:  spaced-out practice and retrieval practice.   This week we are going …

Diagnosing Dyslexia

Dyslexia can be confusing, especially if this is all new for you. There is an enormous body of research pertaining to dyslexia. A Google search …

Learning Methods and Note Taking Skills for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia has been defined as a neurological disorder that causes difficulties with accurate word reading and spelling.  Listening comprehension is typically a strength, but reading …

Neuroplasticity Research on Dyslexia

Recent research conducted by neuroscientists at MIT demonstrated that individuals with dyslexia displayed reduced plasticity in brain activity. As you develop, learn new information and …

Creativity and Dyslexia

Dyslexics struggle with reading, writing, and spelling but they often excel in other areas. Many dyslexics gravitate towards to arts and prove to be very …

Dyslexia Series on NPR News: Part 2

A new NPR radio series, “Unlocking Dyslexia”, sheds some light on the most common learning disability in America that is still a mystery to most. …

Dyslexia Series on NPR News: Part 1

A new NPR radio series, “Unlocking Dyslexia”, sheds some light on the most common learning disability in America that is still a mystery to most. …

Kids Supporting Kids with Dyslexia

Dyslexiaville’s first web series, The Super d! Show, created for and by kids with dyslexia and other learning differences is now available on YouTube. The …

November 10, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts, Uncategorized

Changes to Federal Disability Law

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a final rule to amend its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations in order to incorporate the …