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the dyslexia society
Georgia
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Interests: Two friends, married to dyslexics, both with dyslexic children, seek to shed light and share experiences to encourage other families. Co-authored by Tracey Adams and Elizabeth Beasley.
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The new 1 in 5 initiative, created by Learning Ally, is my new favorite website! Why it was created (from their site): You’ll be amazed at the power of conversation – how talking not only informs and enlightens, but more importantly, how it soothes, reinforces, supports, and inspires. You alone... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2013 at the dyslexia society
Read this inspiring article just published in The Huffington Post, then get active in your state branch of Decoding Dyslexia. If your state does not yet have one (there are branches in 15 states), the New Jersey branch will help you start one. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle/decoding-dyslexia_b_2718729.html Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at the dyslexia society
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We are proud to announce that The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia is coming to Vidalia, Georgia for a second time! Vidalia First Baptist Church 7 p.m. on March 21, 2013 Featured at the Sundance Film Festival and directed by James Redford (son of Robert Redford), this film takes an encouraging... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2013 at the dyslexia society
A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy: "He is too stupid to learn." That boy was Thomas A. Edison. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at the dyslexia society
Decoding Dyslexia is a grassroots movement that began in New Jersey a year ago that focuses on the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia in the public school system. They are raising awareness of dyslexia, empowering families, and informing policy-makers on identifying, remediating, and supporting students with dyslexia. This... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at the dyslexia society
Dyslexic Quote of the Day: "It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." Albert Einstein (dyslexic) Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at the dyslexia society
When you become a parent, all of your senses become heightened. This is a fact. Ask any parent the following questions, and I guarantee you he or she will answer a resounding “yes!” to every one. 1. Can you distinguish pain and hunger solely from your child's cries? 2. Can... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2013 at the dyslexia society
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We are so excited to announce that The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia is coming to Vidalia, Georgia (our hometown)! Featured at the Sundance Film Festival and directed by James Redford (son of Robert Redford), this film takes an encouraging look at the life of a dyslexic child and showcases what... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at the dyslexia society
The #1 piece of advice...don't wait if you suspect something is not quite right. Don't let them tell you they can't diagnose until 3rd grade. Don't let them tell you dyslexia isn't real. If something is wrong, and it isn't caught until later in school, it is a lot harder... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at the dyslexia society
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Designed by Elizabeth Beasley, co-author for this blog, these posters are available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds will go to the International Dyslexia Association. If interested, email thedyslexiasociety@gmail.com. Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at the dyslexia society
Click here for common warning signs regarding dyslexia. If you suspect it, don't wait. It is so important to get an early diagnosis and start early intervention. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at the dyslexia society
This is an excellent article from the Huffington Post about school and academic acheivement: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle/dyslexic-child_b_2040967.html Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at the dyslexia society
This is an excellent video from the groundreadking documentary by James Redford, son of Robert Redford. His son Dylan is dyslexic. The documentary just premiered on HBO and takes a hard look at the struggles of dyslexics as well as the strengths. Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at the dyslexia society
My story begins as any parent’s would-I sent my child off to kindergarten expecting her to excel. She was full of creativity and came from a home full of books. It became apparent in the first two years of school that something was not quite right. My daughter would come... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at the dyslexia society