Web Roundup: Top 10 Links for Parents of Students with Dyslexia

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February 2016

ida-logo-smallIn this fast paced world it can be difficult to keep up with the latest news and research tossed at us from all kinds of sources. What’s true? What’s not? Who is reliable? Who is just trying to sell the latest fad? In an effort to keep you in the loop, this ongoing feature will provide a roundup of about 10 articles or videos that are worth your time. 

  1. Tips for identifying dysgraphia and strategies to help can be found at About Great Kids: (http://www.greatschools.org)
  2. New regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Act may allow your student to get help before they fail another test: (http://www.educationworld.com)
  3. Learning Ally examines spelling mistakes and how you can help your student: (https://go.learningally.org)  
  4. You’re not alone! Here’s a great list of 23 things parents of children with dyslexia wish others understood: (http://themighty.com
  5. High School senior Piper Otterbein shares her story of overcoming dyslexia at TEDxYouth: (https://www.understood.org
  6. Maryland’s Jemicy School is the first school accredited by IDA: (http://www.prnewswire.com
  7. California’s Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed his personal experience growing up with dyslexia: (http://abc7news.com
  8. President Barack Obama signed the READ act into law on February 18: (http://lamarsmith.house.gov
  9. The Yale Center compares tablets for students with dyslexia: (http://dyslexia.yale.edu
  10. The United States Department of Education has just published its National Education Technology Plan. Learn more about what that means for you: (https://www.noodle.com

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