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Tech Tools That Have Transformed Learning With Dyslexia


Fifth-grade teacher Kyle Redford remembers with emotion the day she unwittingly put an iPad in the hands of one of her 10-year-old dyslexic students, a day she called “a complete game changer.” While the rest of the class was working in a writers workshop, she handed the student an iPad and …

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The Difference Between a Reading Disability & Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a type of reading disability where students have difficulty in decoding printed alphabets, words and sentences. An article by PBS Kids reports that 15 percent of Americans have dyslexia and, according to the Canadian Dyslexia Association, people who are diagnosed with dyslexia can have average or above intelligence, …

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How to Diagnose Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a common reason intelligent people have a hard time reading, writing and spelling. It takes more than one test to diagnose dyslexia because other learning disabilities have to be ruled out first. There are different forms of dyslexia and different levels of severity that need to be diagnosed. …

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How to Prevent Dyslexia


Researchers do not know precisely what causes dyslexia so it is impossible to completely prevent it. However, early diagnosis and targeted treatment can help a great deal. All children in the public school system are entitled to special education services if they are diagnosed as dyslexic or as having a …

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