• Empowering students by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Active educators in the field provide classroom tested and immediately useful strategies and materials to meet diverse students’ needs.

  • Empowering students by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Active educators in the field provide classroom tested and immediately useful strategies and materials to meet diverse students’ needs.

  • Empowering students by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Active educators in the field provide classroom tested and immediately useful strategies and materials to meet diverse students’ needs.

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State of Dyslexia Research

A new article from PsychCentral reviews the state of research on dyslexia and notes the urgent need for early intervention. Read the review here: Progress Needed on Dyslexia Research & Diagnosis.

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Assistive Technology

Understood.org is a terrific website! Although it's aimed at parents, there's really useful information for teachers on it. We encourage you to spend some time there, and we'll be posting links here to some of their valuable materials. Site is available in English and Espanol. Here's a link to their page on assistive technology.

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Language Study Offers New Twist on Mind-Body Connection

New study concludes that "language is designed to optimize motor action, but its knowledge consists of principles that are disembodied and potentially abstract." According to Albert Galaburda, co-author on the paper, the implications for LBLDs is "whether dyslexics have a primary disorder of grammar, or a primary disorder of experience with language, as in poor perception of speech reaching their ears when babies." See "Language Study Offers New Twist on Mind-Body Connection" in Medical News Today.

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Collaborative Strategic Reading: Wrap-Up

Explore different strategies for "wrapping up" a lesson through the process of Collaborative Strategic Reading READ MORE

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