Cook your way through dylexia!

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Leading pastry chef Louise Lennox has opened up about how cooking was her “saving grace” after struggling with dyslexia at school.

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Dyslexia leads to book and movie!

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Read how a boy’s dyslexia led to the discovery of his talent and a subsequent book and movie.

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Criticism of Public schools approach to Dyslexia

Dyslexia: News from the web:

A fairly harsh criticism of the way public schools deal with Dyslexia. Some quotes:

The S.C. Department of Education has finally recognized dyslexia as a learning disorder. But it doesn’t screen all students to determine if they have dyslexia, and it doesn’t train teachers to deal with it.

Further, reading programs that public schools do offer might actually harm dyslexic students, who perceive some letters upside down and some letters in the wrong order. Trying to teach them with materials that are appropriate for non-dyslexic students could serve only to convince them that they cannot learn.

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Develop an IPP. Instead of the IEP that is used in school

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Wonderful story about how to ensure you get the right resources for your dyslectic child in school and how to teach your child to handle themselves when confronted with the people who don’t know about dyslexia but jump to conclusions about IQ.

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Dyslexia and poetry

Dyslexia: News from the web:

Here is a story from a lady who used poetry to get through her difficulties with Dyslexia, something for you? Should we teach this in schools?

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The Dutch don’t get Dyslexia!

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Some bureaucrat in the Netherlands has now decided that spell checkers for Dyslectic children need to be banned from schools. What has gone into them?

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