R10 Dyslexia Connects Newsletter

November 2020 11th Edition

Region 10 ESC | Dyslexia Connects, November 2020

Be Inspired

Be inspired by Luz Rello as she shares her journey form a child with dyslexia to becoming an award-winning researcher.

Created by Understood

Luz Rello: The Journey From a Child With Dyslexia to an Award-Winning Researcher

Technology/ Text to Speech and Speech to Text

Hear from classroom teachers that are utilizing Text to Speech and Speech to Text technology to maximize engagement and motivation for students and increase content instruction for diverse learners.
Text-to-Speech in the Classroom
Speech Recognition in the Classroom
Immersive Reader Extension

Region 10 Digital Learning Consultant Nancy Watson

Learning Ally

Ask your school about Learning Ally!

Learning Ally has partnered with the state of Texas to offer audio books to struggling readers. You may access over 80,000 books including your districts textbooks in both English and Spanish.

Learning Ally Parent Portal Screen

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.
Reading Rockets Book Recommendation

Dyslexia Students Select Their Favorite Fiction and Non-Fiction Books!

International Dyslexia Association IDA

IDA has valuable information to support parents. Check out this link to resources that can strengthen your child's support strategies.

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.
Logo for the  Library Archives Commission

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!
Audio Poster Series Pictures

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.