Dyslexia questions answered in Congress

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Department of Education Secretary John King answered questions about Dyslexia with Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) at Capitol Hill. King states that states and school districts must ensure at the IEP level that the educational needs of dyslexic students are being specifically met. He mentions Orton-Gillingham and Wilson method specifically by name.

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What causes the difference between dyslectics?

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Variants in DCDC2 and several other neural migration genes are associated with dyslexia and may contribute to auditory processing deficits. In the current study, we tested the hypothesis that RNAi suppression of Dcdc2 in rats causes abnormal cortical responses to sound and impaired speech sound discrimination. In the current study, rats were subjected in utero to RNA interference targeting of the gene Dcdc2 or a scrambled sequence.

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Shocking revelation from UK rapper

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Because I was dyslexic as well, I was always told that I should think about something other than writing, that I shouldn’t write. But it was the thing that I enjoyed the most at school.

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Get the experts involved

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Read how California is pulling in experts from the field to develop public school guidelines.

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Lack of accommodation human rights violation?

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A university sticking to their traditions and not willing to accommodate a student’s dyslexia is now accused of a human rights violation. Interesting case to follow.

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Note taking by dyslectics

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From the kind folks over at dyslexia action a story about the various apps and gadgets to take notes for dyslectics. It is a 3 part series so you’ll have to click around a bit to see all the goodies.

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