Tag Archives: dyslexia screener

Teachers Aren’t Taught Learning Disabilities

Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade. Though, Mississippi is not the only state with reading scores lower than …

Metacognition Creates Independent Learners

  Metacognition is the awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes– there are three ways of going about this. But unfortunately, public schools usually only …

The Importance of Structured Literacy

Twenty percent of school-aged children have dyslexia. Unfortunately, this disorder often goes unidentified, misdiagnosed, or even ignored by the public school system. As a result, …

The Simple View of Reading

It seems as though there is a plethora of reading problems one could be affected by, but through extensive research, Wesley Hoover who wrote the …

Dyslexia and Dysgraphia are Different

  Public schools in the United States are treating students with dyslexia and dysgraphia the same, when they aren’t and shouldn’t be. New research out …

Identify Dyslexia Early

Parents and teachers alike have often asked “how early dyslexia can be diagnosed?” While diagnosing a reading disability prior to literacy instruction is considered questionable by most …

Famous Dyslexics: Sports

Dyslexics can often thrive on the court or field more than they do in the classroom. For students that fall behind in the classroom, sports …

January 12, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts

Famous Dyslexics : Business and Entrepreneurship

Business and Entrepreneurship A 2007 survey done by NY Times revealed that about 1/3 of surveyed business owners identified as dyslexic. Entrepreneurs and dyslexics often …

20 Common Dyslexia Symptoms

Dyslexia Symptoms and Behaviors of Dyslexic Children Wondering about the most common dyslexia symptoms? Children can begin to show signs of dyslexia as early as …

How Does the Lexercise Dyslexia Test Work?

The Lexercise Dyslexia Test combines two separate assessments to pinpoint a child’s ability to read words. One of them is the San Diego Quick Assessment (SDQA); the …

March 27, 2013 in Blog Posts, Previous Broadcasts

Broadcast 44: Free Screening Tool, Mississippi Dyslexia Screener

As you may already know, Lexercise has created the free Mississippi Dyslexia Screener to comply with the new Mississippi legislation requiring dyslexia screening for kindergarten …