Students use Learning Ally's accessible audio textbooks to listen as they follow along in the book. They learn differently and the multi-sensory approach is one way of learning that works for students with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.
Easy-to-understand primers about IEPs and 504 Education Plans from KidsHealth: IEP: http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/learning/iep.html#cat169 504: http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/504-plans.html#cat169
I'll always remember Mr. Byrd's class where he made fun of me for having a hard time reading a paragraph - and I don't even have a really bad case. Never make fun - it's creates scars that sometimes never heal. Luckily over time I was able to overcome a lot of my reading problems.
Things kids with dyslexia wish everyone knew. I have dyslexia when it comes to numbers. See our 12 fonts 4 dyslexic students at http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Dyslexia-Fonts-EZRead-EzWrite-EZBrain-Games-878014
Colleges that are best for students with learning differences, scholarship opportunities and more resources for the college-bound student: https://plus.google.com/115569358902469429053/posts/duR3B8uxNv2
The "10 Sites to Download Free Audio Books" that I posted several months ago on Tumblr has been shared almost 8,000 times. For those of you who are new, I'll share it here: http://dyslexic-kids.tumblr.com/post/34754008086/10-sites-to-download-free-audio-books-if-youre
Students with dyslexia often need accommodations in order to complete the same assignments as other students. But what accommodations should you request? Here are a few possible accommodations taken from an article by NCLD (http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/accommodations-education/accommodations-include-iep-504-students-ld).
I would add that every child who has dyslexia has different symptoms and different levels of severity. While not every tool or tutoring method will work the same for every child, I firmly believe that each and every child with dyslexia can and will succeed with proper support. ~Scott Forsythe