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This teen author found his hero right at home


News & Observer - Aug 17, 2016
The book, “Looking For Heroes: One Boy, One Year, 100 Letters,” documents Aidan's self-set mission to connect with successful people with dyslexia. He wrote letter after letter. Some, like Ozzy Osbourne and Richard Branson, didn't write back. Others ...
 

Three to five students in a typical class of 30 have dyslexia; here's how to help


The Bellingham Herald - Aug 17, 2016
Linda Gorsuch expresses passion for helping people with dyslexia when she talks about their challenges in learning to read effectively, especially at an early age. Gorsuch, the director and founder of the five-year-old Whatcom Learning Lab, runs a ...
 

Children's Dyslexia Center gearing up for Teddy Bear Scramble


KeepMEcurrent.com - Aug 17, 2016
The Children's Dyslexia Center of Portland will hold its 11th annual Teddy Bear Scramble on Aug. 24 at Spring Meadows Golf Club on Route 100 in Gray. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the tournament itself kicks off with a shotgun start at 8:15.
 

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Dyslexia books

Fish in a Tree


by: Lynda Mullaly Hunt
A New York Times Bestseller!

The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in.
 
“Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”
 
Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions.
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Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia


by: Natasha Campbell-McBride

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride set up The Cambridge Nutrition Clinic in 1998. As a parent of a child diagnosed with learning disabilities, she is acutely aware of the difficulties facing other parents like her, and she has devoted much of her time to helping these families. She realized that nutrition played a critical role in helping children and adults to overcome their disabilities, and has pioneered the use of probiotics in this field. Her willingness to share her knowledge has resulted in her contributing to many publications, as well as presenting at numerous seminars and conferences on the subjects of learning disabilities and digestive disorders.
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Thank You, Mr. Falker


by: Patricia Polacco
The real-life, classic story of a dyslexic girl and the teacher who would not let her fail. A perfect gift for teachers and for reading students of any age.

Patricia Polacco is now one of America's most loved children's book creators, but once upon a time, she was a little girl named Trisha starting school. Trisha could paint and draw beautifully, but when she looked at words on a page, all she could see was jumble. It took a very special teacher to recognize little Trisha's dyslexia: Mr.
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Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level


by: Sally Shaywitz M.D.
FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ!
Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results

One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them.
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What is dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley


View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn't always ...
 

The True Gifts of a Dyslexic Mind | Dean Bragonier | TEDxMarthasVineyard


In this inspiring talk, advocate and educator Dean Bragonier offers a different take on Dyslexia. By looking at the unique mindset of Dyslexics as a strength, Dean ...
 

What Causes Dyslexia?


Dyslexia affects millions of people every year, but how does having dyslexia change the way you learn? Can This Font Help People With Dyslexia ...
 

Overcoming Dyslexia, Finding Passion: Piper Otterbein at TEDxYouth@CEHS


Piper Otterbein is a senior at Cape Elizabeth High School. Piper was born in New York, but she has lived in Cape Elizabeth for the past eleven years.
 

Embracing Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading, writing, and spelling despite having at ...