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What Role Does Your Pediatrician Play?

You may think that your child’s pediatrician is where you go when they get sick, but you may not think of them as someone to consult when you feel your child is having academic difficulties.  Read this article by Jennifer Poon, MD, FAAP found at healthychildren.org to find out how your child’s doctor can help. …
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Microsoft Helping Students With Dyslexia

Microsoft has pledged to help those with dyslexia by providing dictation tools, ways to sound out words, helping students read math problems, and more.  Read the entire article by the Microsoft Education Team at educationblog.microsoft.com.  
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Fall Celebration…A True Celebration

“Students can not benefit from instructional practices or interventions that they do not receive!”  These were the words of Dr. Tanya Ihlo as she presented “contagious” information for the need to close the implementation gap and improve student outcomes.  80+ attendees, including individuals with dyslexia, parents, teachers, administrators, speech/language pathologists and community leaders gained insight…
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Why Recognizing Children with Dyslexia at School Can be Difficult

  By Holly Korbey From MindShift, a Flipboard magazine by MindShift When Anna and Chris Thorsen of Nashville sat down for the first parent-teacher conference of their daughter Clara’s second-grade year, they weren’t surprised to hear that Clara was having trouble telling time. Her teacher also said that Clara seemed to learn something one day,…
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