Topic: Dyslexia

Definition

A brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read.

Class Reading

This toolkit helps parents and educators learn about dyslexia and how to support the literacy development of students with dyslexia.

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Dyslexia
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Parents & Families, Schools & Districts

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

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Dyslexia
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Schools & Districts

Studies report fundamental differences in brain development and activation patterns between individuals with dyslexia and those without.

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Dyslexia
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Schools & Districts
State Policy and Dyslexia

The characteristics of dyslexia legislation.

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Dyslexia, Legislation
Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Understanding Dyslexia: Myth vs. Facts

Breaking down the truth about Dyslexia.

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Dyslexia
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Parents & Families, Schools & Districts
Understanding Dyslexia:What are the Effects of Dyslexia

Signs of typical reading development and possible indicators of risk for dyslexia.

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Dyslexia
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Parents & Families, Schools & Districts
Kid

Expert: Jack Fletcher, Ph.D.

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Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Dyslexia, Interventions
White Paper Cover Page

This paper aims to provide an overview and some insight into what is known about screening for dyslexia. Section I provides a brief overview of “what is dyslexia” and the importance of screening for dyslexia risk. In Section II of this paper, we discuss the neurological and behavioral aspects relevant to dyslexia as well as the emerging research in both areas. Section III provides a robust presentation of viewpoints and considerations for best practices in behavioral screening.

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Dyslexia, Screening
Audience: 
Schools & Districts, State Agencies

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