Learning from home with learning disabilities

Dyslexia: News from the web:

Most parents are learning new respect for teachers. With most schools closed until fall, mom and dad have had to step up by either homeschooling or making sure online classes are being done.

It’s difficult for most families, but even more trying and time-consuming for students and their parents dealing with learning disabilities.

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Websearch with Dyslexia

Dyslexia: News from the web:

Web search is a key digital literacy skill that can be particularly challenging for people with dyslexia, a common learning disability that affects reading and spelling skills in about 15% of the English-speaking population. In the paper in our link for today, the researchers collected and analyzed eye-tracking, search log, and self-report data from 27 participants (14 with dyslexia) to confirm that searchers with dyslexia struggle with all stages of the search process and have markedly different gaze patterns and search behavior that reflect the strategies used and challenges faced. Based on these findings, they discuss design implications to improve the cognitive accessibility of web search.

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