In advance of an October 22nd dyslexia awareness event at USM, we'll discuss dyslexia, a learning disorder that involves difficulty in reading. It is widely believed that dyslexia is often undiagnosed or diagnosed too late.
- Barbara Melnick - Head of School, Aucocisco School and Learning Center
- Amanda Morin - parent advocate, former teacher, author, with Understood.org for learning and attention issues
- Sandra Cort, original member of the group Learning Disabilities of Maine; she has grown children who have learning disabilities
- Janet Thibeau - President, International Dyslexia Association- Massachusetts branch
- October is Dyslexia Awareness Month
- Dyslexia Basics and FAQS, from the International Dyslexia Association
- Learning Disabilities of Maine - Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, etc.
- Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read
- What is Dyscalculia? (sometimes called math Dyslexia)
- What is Dysgraphia?
- Examples of what dyslexia looks like at different ages, at home and in school
- Children with dyslexia best helped early
- Resources for parents
- Inside a Dyslexia Evaluation
- Richard Branson explains why he considers dyslexia his greatest business advantage and a list of some Dyslexic achievers