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Washington Lags in Helping Dyslexic Students

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KING 5 Investigators expose that the state of Washington is drastically dragging behind much of the country in helping students with one of the most common learning disabilities. Source: KING 5

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Kildonan To Bid On Otego School

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The Kildonan School announced today it is about to submit a proposal to buy the former Otego Elementary School. Based in Amenia, Kilonan is partnering with SUNY Oneonta’s Leatherstocking Dyslexia Center to buy the building and its contents. Attendance would be free for eligible students, who would receive same resources Kildonan’s private boarding and day […]

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Spilling the TEA on dyslexia in Texas

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The truth about services for Texas students with dyslexia is finally coming to light. Earlier this month, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) sent a letter to school districts stating that students with dyslexia are eligible to be evaluated and potentially to receive “appropriate reading supports and interventions” under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). […]

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Do you read a lot? Then you might have dyslexia.

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I would have never known I had dyslexia except that a mother brought her twelve-year-old dyslexic son to my apartment for a full-day coaching session. Her son had the beginnings of an online publishing business. He had kids his age writing for him, and he had sponsors. He wanted me to help him write a business plan […]

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Coffee Shop Brews Up Plan To Help Children Suffering From Dyslexia

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It’s coffee for a cause as a local dad is brewing up a plan to help children who need a little help with their education. They churn out drink after drink at Anthony’s Italian Coffee and Chocolate House in the Italian Market, but owner Anthony Anastasio is also steeping in ideas of how to give […]

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Students Win Award, Device to Help Dyslexic Kids

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A device that helps school children with kinesthetic dyslexia has bagged the top honours at the Smart India Hackathon2018 Hardware Edition under the Smart Communication’ category held at the CSIR-CEERI here. A brainchild of students from KCJ College of Engineering, Chennai, the device makes life easier for dyslexic kids who find it difficult to read, […]

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Leading Teacher in Overcoming Dyslexia Dies

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Diana Hanbury King, a master teacher who helped generations of students struggling to read fluently, write and spell — and being stigmatized for it — because of an often undiagnosed learning disability called dyslexia, died on June 15 at her home in Lakeville, Conn. She was 90. The cause was complications from several falls, her […]

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15-Year-Old Dyslexic Girl Helps Deaf and Blind Man

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A man who is both deaf and blind was flying unaccompanied after visiting his sister. The Alaskan Air line flight attendants did not know how to communicate with him but knew that he could read sign language if he could feel the shapes. A 15-year-old girl on the flight, Clara, had taught herself sign language […]

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Alda tells Graduates: Overcome Limitations

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Speaking to Kildonan School’s 2018 class, commencement speaker Alan Alda encouraged the 15 graduates to overcome hurdles. “What is a limit can be a great springboard to a great dive,” the Academy Award-nominated actor said. Alda, known for his role in TV’s “M*A*S*H,” spoke Friday at the ceremony for the private school for students with dyslexia […]

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Ill-literacy: Divided States of Dyslexia

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