R10 Dyslexia Connects Newsletter

April 2019 2nd Edition

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Midlothian High School Students are Making a Difference

Be inspired by Lily Miller and Genesis Baze from Midlothian Heritage High School. They chose Dyslexia Awareness as their UIL project and their creativity and passion have ignited conversations and awareness in their district.
https://youtu.be/4WGoYh7YhFQ

Working Memory

Understand how dyslexia students process information with this short introductory example by Nessy productions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkNG9s-e3kQ

Meet Imran

Every month we'll bring you the story of a young person who has faced the challenge of dyslexia and how they come out on top. Be inspired by Imran, an empowered high school student who uses classroom strategies to be independent and confident.
https://youtu.be/MMVXh0199t0

Sight Words

Sight words compose of more than 75% of most reading passages and can impact fluency. Utilize this sight word warm up strategy to improve reading independence and confidence.
https://youtu.be/u1mmESuu3do

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

Let me introduce Nancy Watson one of our Digital Learning Consultants from Region 10. She is a resource for parents and districts to utilize technology to help grow independence and confidence for students with dyslexia. This highlighted tool and tutorial is a must!!!

"Immersive Reader in One Note"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBSC_Xa0EU8&feature=youtu.be

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.


  • The Academic Language Therapist Association (ATLA) will hold its annual conference April 26-27. It provides a forum for the presentation of topics related to the identification, remediation, and scientific basis of language-based learning differences that impact reading and writing. Find out 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.