Dyslexia and Coffee

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Well there is no direct correlation here. In the link however you’ll find the story of a woman with dyslexia who made mistakes writing the correct temperatures on a chart and was subsequently dismissed by a large coffee chain. She claimed she was not doing anything wrong but it was the consequence of her dyslexia. The court agreed that the coffee chain had not made appropriate accommodations for her disability.

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Dyslectics cannot donate sperm?!

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Well this will be a controversial story. The largest UK sperm bank apparently has determined that dyslectics cannot donate sperm, in their words :  to ‘minimize genetic diseases or malformations’ in new born children.

You are also not welcome with ADD, autism and Asperger’s!

The case is being reviewed as there are some rules about discrimination and those will need to be examined.

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Eary intervention necessary for Dyslexia

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“If the persistent achievement gap between dyslexic and typical readers is to be narrowed, or even closed, reading interventions must be implemented early, when children are still developing the basic foundation for reading acquisition,” said Emilio Ferrer, a UC Davis psychology professor, in a news release.

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Get that IEP ready for dyslexia

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Good news, the US education secretary, actually the interim secretary who now runs the department, has issued guidance to states and school districts that they may no longer prohibit the use of the terms dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia in the IEPs.

This will help parents struggling to get the right terms in the IEP in order to get the right help.

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Great story about a great school for Dyslexia

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Free training on assistive technology for dyslexia

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The Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is offering a free full-day training program for individuals interested in learning how assistive technology is helpful for people with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

“Assistive Technology for People with Dyslexia” takes place July 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the fifth floor conference room at Easter Seals Crossroads, 4740 Kingsway Drive.

 

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Dyslexia isn’t an obstacle

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This is the title of a new book by Firdevs Dede, who is a specialist dyslexia tutor who lives and works in London. Firdevs combines the fiction with the daily realities of creative dyslexic people in this educational novel. She is the founder of Three Dimension Dyslexia

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Dance and Dyslexia

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In Murmur, Odedra collaborates with Lewis Major, to portray the experience of being dyslexic. He reveals that until he was 21 he could not spell his name; and the outstanding moments of this solo come when his dancing combines with digital imagery to portray the confusion and alienation his dyslexia caused.

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Jennifer Aniston with Dyslexia

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It is all over the news, apparently Jennifer Aniston had dyslexia that did not get detected in her childhood.

“I thought I wasn’t smart. I just couldn’t retain anything,” she tells the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter. “(When) I had this great discovery. I felt like all of my childhood trauma-dies, tragedies, dramas were explained.”

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Dyslexia in business

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We know that many very successful people have dyslexia. We know that many entrepreneurs seem to have dyslexia, but to go and call it a business asset as in the article in the link, may be taking it a bit too far. The article does explain that people with dyslexia do not have an easier time making the accomplishments but their attitude, shaped by the issues they encountered overcoming dyslexia, have made them ready for the challenges. That I agree with.

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Dyslexia research debate

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Commenting on a new MRI dyslexia study, Levinson claims its findings are accurate. However, “the results of this important study were incorrectly interpreted due to an inadequate clinical understanding of dyslexia, its neurophysiological origins, and its many symptoms and helpful therapies.”

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Dyslexia Art now on Facebook

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Here is an opportunity to share your art with the world, as seen on facebook. Someone was kind enough to set up the facebook page in our link  today where people can share their art.

All creativity contributions welcome!!! Feel free to state were or not the creator is dyslexic or not (and/or lives with other thinking/learning differences)!!!

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