R10 Dyslexia Connects Newsletter

October 2020 10th Edition

2020 10 October Connects V002

Be Inspired

Be inspired by the Steven Spielberg's testimony on growing up with dyslexia.

Steven Spielberg discusses his dyslexia for the first time ever, on 12 September, 2012

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Please visit the Region 10 Dyslexia Regional website to learn how you may access a Dyslexia Parent Night filled with information to support your child with strategies and resources to build independence and confidence. Our October 15th Session is in Spanish!
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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.

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Technology

The United Nations has come to your home and classrooms. Check out the revolutionary tool that connects students of all languages with Microsoft Translator!
Microsoft Translator in the Classroom
Immersive Reader Extension

Region 10 Digital Learning Consultant Nancy Watson

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.
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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.