A high-schooler deals with dylexia

Wonderful story on how a high schooler deals with dyslexia.

After some trial and error, she’s found a method that’s working for memorizing new vocabulary. She creates flashcards early in the unit and relies on repetition — reading the words and definitions to herself, reading them aloud, answering my questions at breakfast and dinner. Last-minute cramming isn’t an option.

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Go-Kart for dyslexia

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He’s only 11, but a national and regional go-kart champion from Indiana already has his goal set on becoming the youngest winner of the Indianapolis 500.

However, that’s not all Elliot Cox wants to do. He’s also working on raising awareness for dyslexia, something he’s learning to overcome.

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Dyslectics can be trained you know!

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Protocall Communications Inc. will settle an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for $31,000 after an employee with dyslexia filed a complaint alleging its director of human resources stopped her training, denied her an accommodation and fired her when she learned of her disability

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Entrepreneur with Dyslexia

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In 2011, McGraw-Hill published One Simple Ideamy best-selling book, which has more than 500 five-star reviews on Amazon. I have 20 patents in my name. And, since 2013, I’ve written online about inventing for EntrepreneurInc. and Forbes and spoken multiple times internationally, as well as begun teaching my first college course.

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Dyslexia in the movies

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Mumbai, Mar 17 Darsheel Safary, the breakout star of “Taare Zameen Par”, says director of the film and superstar Aamir Khan has been his guiding force.

Darsheel was applauded by both the audience and critics for his moving portrayal of a child with dyslexia Ishaan Awasthi in the film.

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Teenager develops a reading aloud app

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A Coeur d’Alene High School junior has created a text-to-audio app that started as a way to help his brother pass organic chemistry.

Morgan Dixon, 17, launched Outloud Reader a month ago. About 10 students in fourth and fifth grades who have dyslexia are now using it for studies at Sorensen Magnet School for the Arts and Humanities in Coeur d’Alene.

“My brother was at WSU and working 60 hours a week at a winery with a bunch of hard classes like organic chemistry,” Dixon said. “He wanted to make his book into an audio version, or just any of his books, so he told me that idea, and it started growing from that.”

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