Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Dislecksia: The Movie

In a comic documentary, Dislecksia: The Movie, dyslexic director Harvey Hubbell V will present the latest scientific knowledge about dyslexia and the experiences of dyslexics.

Viewers will come to know dyslexics — and those who teach them and study them — not just as statistics or talking heads but as people. Audiences will learn about dyslexia: its causes, its effects, and what can be done about it.

Friday, July 17, 2009

How to Talk to A Child About Dyslexia

Link to a short clip with personal stories from dyslexics.

This clip is an excellent tool to use when talking with children who have been diagnosed with dyslexia.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

The Science of Reading and Dyslexia

For anyone looking for a concise, research-based article explaining Dyslexia, The Science of Reading and Dyslexia is a must read. Especially informative is the section about Dyslexia Management- Accommodations.

The article details:
The Definition of Dyslexia
The Basic Facts About Dyslexia
The Cognitive Basis For Dyslexia- Brain Research
Making a Hidden Disability Visible
Translating Research Into Practice
What To Look For In Diagnosing Dyslexia
Essentials of Dyslexia Management- Accommodations
Teaching and Remediating Reading Difficulties
Adult Outcome of Dyslexia
Looking To the Future