Emerson Dickman has been involved in developing and promoting a universally accepted definition of dyslexia for more than twenty-five years. In this article, he reviews the history of the current definition and considers whether it is time for a new one.
As professionals working with young children and adults, it is our responsibility to update our skills so that we are at our best for our learners. Admittedly, this drive to learn may be prompted by a situation, an encounter, or the possibility of being put in an unfamiliar place; and consequently, we seek out repositories of knowledge, which may be in the form of an esteemed colleague.
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The National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD) advocates for “implementation of High Quality Education Standards for all students, including students with learning disabilities” in new report– Learning Disabilities and Achieving High Quality Education Standards.
January 2017 From time to time IDA shares information about how organizations around the globe help people with dyslexia. The Dyslexia Association of Singapore, an IDA […]