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Assistive Technology for Dyslexia

If you’re someone with dyslexia, what an age to be born into, right? Advances in technology for dyslexia over the last ten years have really changed the landscape due to the vast amount of accessibility options! Assistive technology is now…

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Handling Dyslexia as an Adult

Handling Dyslexia as an Adult

Dyslexia as an Adult At Dyslexia On Demand, we often hear from adults who want help with their dyslexia. Sometimes they're looking for tips on living with dyslexia. Others need resources for adults with dyslexia. Many have never been formally…

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When is RTI Too Much?

As a parent, if you suspect dyslexia, know that you are not at the mercy of the school system to dictate when testing occurs in the Special Education system. It is YOUR RIGHT as a parent to be granted a Full Individual Evaluation and bypass the school’s RTI policy if you have concerns. Instead of allowing your child to “fail further,” we can consider avoiding the RTI steps and move directly into the IQ and specialized reading tests needed for identification. The ability to do so is part of your afforded rights through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The faster we have a dyslexia diagnosis, the faster we can get the needed accommodations in place for success. Of course, if your school does offer appropriate Orton Gillingham, evidence-based instruction, these interventions can also take effect. If not, parents can be ready to locate quality dyslexia therapy such as what is found at Dyslexia On Demand to turn the ship around for their children, both academically and emotionally.
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