Post Tagged with: "National Dyslexia Awareness Month"

International Dyslexia Association Hosts Annual Conference

To wrap up Dyslexia Awareness Month, the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) hosted its annual conference on October 28-31 in Grapevine, Texas. The IDA conference, which consisted of professional development opportunities with keynote speakers and presentations, was held at the Texan Gaylord Resort & Convention Center. It was dedicated to reading, literacy and learning. There were nearly 2,000 attendees including teachers, […]

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Department of Education Defines Dyslexia

As National Dyslexia Awareness Month comes to an end, we reflect on how all students can be academically successful if given the appropriate resources. A dyslexic’s potential can continue to be acknowledged and provided the resources for classroom success. On October 23, the United States Department of Education’s Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services published a letter providing guidance […]

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Reading Ability of Dyslexic Students

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. So how much does dyslexia impact success in the classroom and society? Dyslexia is sometimes known as a reading disorder where individuals have trouble despite normal intelligence. Neuroscience research has provided a biological and genetic explanation for dyslexic behavior, and there is research being conducted to further understand how the wiring of someone with […]

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