Dyslexia News: Must Reads for This Week

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Amy Dempster


We love to gather information at Carroll School. That includes finding the latest news, interesting stories, and research about dyslexia. We also love sharing. If you're a data geek like us or just love a good story, here are some interesting dyslexia news and stories from around the web.

5 Things We Learned about the Dyslexic Brain from a MIT Neuroscientist

Insightful interview with John Gabrieli, MIT professor and expert neuroscientist, from the IMSE journal. Hear his thoughts about what happens to our brains when we read, how crucial early interventions are with children who have dyslexia, and why well-validated approaches, like Orton-Gillingham, can make all the difference.

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Young author says 'just do it'

Milla Richards is the type of person who sees challenge as opportunity. The 7th grade Canadian student is proud to have published her first book, titled Moon Wolf, after recently learning she has dyslexia. Twila describes what it meant to see the book out in the world: "It’s a happy cry. It’s unbelievable. If you told me two years ago she would be able to do this, I would be like what are you talking about?"

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A Day in the Life of a Teen with Dyslexia

Meet Henry, an 11th grader with dyslexia. He's a smart kid, but his reading issues affect nearly every aspect of his day. Get an inside look at some of the surprising ways dyslexia can impact teens.

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9 Ways Parents Can Empower a Child Who Has Learning Issues

As parents embark on the journey to identify and address learning or attention issues, here are nine ways they can support and empower their child.

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'Dyslexia is a gift that causes great talent': This CCU athlete is a shining example

An inspiring story about Coastal Carolina University student and basketball forward, Janae Camp. Janae shares how she manages college classes despite her recently diagnosed dyslexia. “I didn’t do it alone. I have my teammates, coaches, my mom, sisters and brothers all there to help me,” Janae said. “I just took everything they gave me and worked hard. I knew it was going to be hard for me so I have to work harder than any other student.”

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