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Here are the resources we found for dyslexia for professionals:
What is Dyslexia?
(Featured resource)Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum – one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like ‘normal’ and ‘defective.’ In this video, Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.
The True Gifts of a Dyslexic Mind
In this inspiring, advocate and educator Dean Bragonier offers a different take on Dyslexia. By looking at the unique mindset of Dyslexics as a strength, Dean reframes a perceived weakness as a powerful tool and teaches us all an important lesson about the power of an open mind and an open heart.
British Dyslexia Association
The British Dyslexia Association is the voice of dyslexic people. They aim to influence governement and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.
Dyslexia Action offers training at various levels to ensure that staff within the education section are able to deal with dyslexia and other difficulties that occur at the same time. They also offer a number of services for those who are already trained specific learning difficulties specialist teachers and assessors.
At a Glance: Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexia
For children and young people with dyslexia, reading and writing can be challenging. This webpage contains a poster style image to help identify some accommodations that can be made in the classroom to help students with dyslexia.