Dyslexia is a brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read.

Understanding Dyslexia: Myth vs. Facts

Breaking down the truth about Dyslexia.

Core Considerations for Selecting a Screener

There are many available screeners for reading and other education or social-emotional outcomes. This brief outlines important things to consider when choosing and using a screener.

Four Questions to Ask After Universal Screening

Screening for dyslexia risk should be part of a decision-making framework that answers four fundamental questions.

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This toolkit helps educators and parents learn about how screening can help determine which students may be at risk for reading difficulties.

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Doing What Works

The three activities included in this tool provide building-level leadership teams and school administrators with a framework for reflecting on the implementation and quality of their universal screening programs and refining or improving screening practices.

Topic: General Literacy, Assessments, Screening

REL Mid-Atlantic

This blog provides suggestions education leaders should consider when working online with students with disabilities based on research findings.

Topic: Remote Learning, Reading Disabilities

National Center for Education Evaluation at IES

The examples come from two practice guides about interventions for elementary school instruction in writing.

Topic: Remote Learning, Writing

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State of Dyslexia

Dyslexia legislation in the United States of America.

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