Fact sheets on dyslexia

The International Dyslexia Association offers an expansive series of fact sheets on dyslexia and related language-based learning disabilities. The fact sheets are organized according to the audience who's reading them: general info, parents, educators, adults with dyslexia, and college students with dyslexia. (posted May 9, 2013)http://www.interdys.org/FactSheets.htm … [Read more...]

The Legal Basis of Response to Intervention: Analysis and Implications

September 2013Read the article (PDF) About this ArticleThe Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004 makes significant and controversial changes to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Two very significant changes in this law are provisions that (a) allow school districts to spend up to 15% of their IDEA Part B funds on early intervening services in general education settings and (b) prohibit states … [Read more...]

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