R10 Dyslexia Connects Newsletter

May 2019 3rd Edition

https://youtu.be/-KDgsRAHa08

Inspiration

Be inspired by Desoto ISD Dyslexia Therapist Dede Toney as she tells her triumphant story of overcoming dyslexia because a teacher believed in her. Check out her book in our parent library section.
https://youtu.be/EDmPLwC41G0

What is Dyslexia

Kelli Sandman-Hurley has created a short explanation of dyslexia that will help parents educate the people in their child's life who are unfamiliar with dyslexia.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zafiGBrFkRM

Meet Eddie

Every month we bring you the story of a young person who has faced the challenge of dyslexia and how they've come out on top. Be inspired by Eddie, an empowered high school student, who has overcome the challenges of passing the STAAR exam as a bilingual student who has dyslexia. He shares his story in both English and Spanish.
https://youtu.be/aIfmapRddqU
https://youtu.be/dutp0ncJjSQ

Reading Strategies

Reading stamina can be challenging for students with dyslexia. Become familiar with some reading strategies that will help your student be more engaged with reading.
https://youtu.be/cxyPdKBan70

Dyslexia Parent Library

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

Technology Support

Office Lens Immersive Reader for iOS is another tool to help give your child the independence and confidence to interact with print in their environment.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2gd-SGKxy4

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.



Region 10 Contact

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