Recently, I took a 30-hour intensive refresher training in Orton-Gillingham, a preferred method of instruction for people with dyslexia, given by the Institute of Multi-Sensory Education.
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In the documentary called “Embracing Dyslexia,” a father asked the principal of his child’s school if he should tell his child that the child has dyslexia. The principal says, “No!”
7000 Students drop out of high school every day in New England!! Is that possibly true? I recently took a trip to NYC and on the ride back I passed a billboard with that statistic.
The Advocacy Institute has authored a new report for the National Center for Learning Disabilities, Diplomas at Risk: A Critical Look at the Graduation Rate of Students with Learning Disabilities. Children with learning disabilities are now more likely to graduate from high school which is great news. I expected to see that Massaschusetts where I […]
Schools sometimes make parents believe that speech and language issues disappear by 4th or 5th grade when they no longer want to provide specialized speech and language services; however, that is not true. Language needs increase and change in complexity over time, so in fourth and fifth grade the increase in complex language demands are […]