When a School for People With Dyslexia Rejected Me for Being ‘Too Dyslexic’

Before I was school age, Mom would read to my older brother and me before bedtime. It was my favorite part of the day. I would imagine the images on the pages, moving to her words. If there were no pictures in the books, I would create my own images and have them move...

10 Items Every Special Educator Should Have In Their Classroom

Special Educators work hard to make sure that their students with special needs develop and grow during the school year. Special Education teachers encounter different challenges in their classrooms than general education teachers and therefore they need different tools.Here are 10 great items every Special Needs teacher should have in their classroom. 1. Fidgets, Wiggle...

Hope For Millions As Scientists Find ‘Cure’ For Dyslexia.

Millions of people with dyslexia have been given hope by a set of simple exercises that experts say can cure the disorder.A new study found the revolutionary treatment transformed the reading and writing skills of children with dyslexia.They improved so much in national literacy tests they even beat classmates who had no learning difficulties. •...

50 Interesting Facts About Dyslexia

What is Dyslexia?Dyslexia is a learning disability that includes difficulty in the use and processing of linguistic and symbolic codes, alphabetic letters representing speech sounds or numeric representing numbers or quantities. The first description of dyslexia appeared in 1896 by Dr. W. Pringle Morgan in Sussex, England, this is what he wrote: “Percy F.,... aged...

10 things people with dyslexia wish you knew

What do Albert Einstein, John Lennon, Walt Disney and Thomas Edison all have in common? The answer is dyslexia.According to Reading Horizons, dyslexia (dys’ = poor or inadequate + ‘lexis’ = words or language) is one of the most common learning disability.10-15 % of the population is affected by this disability.It includes difficulty in...

How The Symptoms Of Dyslexia Change As Children Get Older

Dyslexia Symptoms of Change As Children Get older And This is Full Info-graphic And With Full Details Must read All Scroll Down For Full Graph CleanSpecial Thanks For Helping Gemmlearning

24 Things Only Dyslexic People Will Understand

1. Your brain has the magical power to make letters dance around like drunk idiots.Via tumblr.com WORST SUPERPOWER EVER.2. It can sometimes take you a second to figure out what something really says.Via mosprinkles.tumblr.com3. But all those extra seconds add up, and you feel like the slowest reader of all time.Via imgur.com4. People tell you...

30 Things Only Parents Of Children With Dyslexia Would Understand

Dyslexia. It’s a word many parents dread when they hear it in reference to their own children. What their “lay” minds take in is that they have a child who will face struggles throughout his/her schooling and in life. Dyslexia never goes away. There is no medication to mitigate the symptoms; worse, it is...

What are dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia?

These excellent visuals come from References  (website seems to be down at time of writing) and offer a quick reference for teachers and others to identify signs of the above conditions.

9 Strengths of Dyslexia

1. Seeing the bigger picture People with dyslexia often see things more holistically. They miss the trees but see the forest.“It’s as if people with dyslexia tend to use a wide-angle lens to take in the world, ...


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