R10 Dyslexia Connects Newsletter

February 2020 7th Edition

Region 10 ESC | Dyslexia Connect, February 2020

Be Inspired

Check out Sophia's Dyslexia Fight Song and the poem by Jake Sussman that offers a voice from what he describes as The Forgotten Child.
Sophia's Dyslexia fight song
The Forgotten Child

Technology

Technology can provide valuable accomodations for students with dyslexia. Talk to your teacher and librarian if audio books and speech-to-text could benefit your child.

Snaptype app on iPad
Cool Tools: Snap Type

Parent Testimony

View this video from the Understood organization, on how a dad learned how to support his daughter with dyslexia and patients at work.
What I’ve Learned About Dyslexia as a Parent and as a Doctor

Dyslexia Parent Library

Become a stronger advocate by educating your family with these informative books that address students with dyslexia and address their social/emotional needs.

Region 10 Dyslexia Student Symposium

Saturday, May 2

Join us to meet local leaders that have overcome dyslexia, as well as strategies using technology, mindfulness and mentoring.

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Region 10 Hands on Technology Tutorials for Parents

Read & Write is one of the many digital learning tools you may explore at the upcoming tech session on February 19. Only 40 seats are available. It's free to everyone, and Texthelp is providing lunch. Learn more details at: bit.ly/r10texthelp

Talking Book Program

Texas State Library and Archives Commission's audiobook program for students with reading disabilities allows your students to access books at their interest and intellectual level.
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Audio Poster Series

Region 10 is now offering this beautiful audio poster series on the Region 10 Dyslexia Regional website on the product page. We hope they encourage awareness, support and collaboration!
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Resources


  • The Dallas Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) serves our community, particularly those with dyslexia, primarily through conferences, by providing speakers and through a special scholarship fund: Learn more HERE.



  • understood.org for tools, support and community for the 1 in 5 people in the U.S. with learning and thinking differences who often get left out or left behind.


Region 10 Contact

Thank you for sharing in this journey with your child. Region 10 is a resource for parents, teachers and districts. Please contact us for support or services.