Does the brain of a child with dyslexia work differently than other kids’ brains? Hear from leading dyslexia expert, Guinevere Eden, on what parts of the brain are used for reading. See how the brain function of a child with dyslexia can actually change when he learns how to read fluently. From Understood.com.
An animation from the British Dyslexia Association seeks to preempt misconceptions among young audiences by shedding light on the real challenges dyslexic children face whilst also acknowledging their strengths and potential.
People with dyslexia often have average to superior intelligence. Many are gifted in math, science, fine arts, journalism, and other creative fields. A list of such people would include Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Winston Churchill and many others who have changed the course of our world.
A webinar presentation made by Patricia Mathes, Ph.D., Texas Instruments Chair of Evidence-Based Education and Professor of Teaching And Learning, Southern Methodist University, Editor-in-Chief of IDA’s Annals of Dyslexia and Founder of Hoot Education on June 15, 2016.
The final segment of NPR's "Unlocking Dyslexia," offers a sample of some powerful, and emotional reactions from readers and listeners. Read more/listen.
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), schools are required to provide special services to help these students.