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Dyslexia In the News
More and more successful and well-known individuals are coming forward to speak about their struggles and triumphs with dyslexia. Also, new research in the field and advances in technology are changing the way scientists, educators and others view dyslexia. Check back here often for feature articles that may surprise and inspire you.
Want to learn about some creative, talented and accomplished individuals? Visit our Dyslexia Newsroom.
It's the 7th Inning Stretch:
Baseball season is back and with it comes the final stretch of the school year. As we come into the final quarter of the school year, we prepare for state tests and final exams. It is important to stay focused, despite the rapid influx of spring fever. For those of you who attended our Annual Spring Conference, we hope you took some of the wonderful tips and suggestions from our presentors back to your classroom. The handouts from Anita Archer are also available on the Events Page. Be sure to take a look at our Tip of the Month for multimodal study tips.
SPOTLIGHT ON MEMBERSHIP:
By joining the International Dyslexia Association, you gain access to publications, and discounts on books and conferences. Additionally, you become part of a network of professionals, parents and individuals who are working diligently to provide services, education, knowledge, and awareness in the field of dyslexia every day. IDA members also enjoy group discounts on insurance and car rentals. For a full list of benefits, visit http://www.interdys.org/BenefitsofMembership.htm When joining IDA, New Jersey residents automatically gain membership in NJIDA. Being part of NJIDA means having access to the latest information about dyslexia news, research and legislation. We provide you with invaluable tips for helping the dyslexic individuals in your life. Our conferences bring experts in the field to share the newest research and their vast experience and knowledge. By joining NJIDA, you will be contributing to 100 Kids in Ten Days, Adult Literacy classes, Summer Institutes for Teachers, Presentations for Parents, and many more important services and events. Click the blue button to the right to Join Now.
Tip of the Month:
Sense-able Study Skills
Students with dyslexia learn best when instruction is multimodal. Study skills that don’t rely entirely on memorizing words can be more effective for these and many learners. Here are some suggestions for study tools that can support struggling readers.