How different brains process information creates a challenge for educators tasked with teaching a diverse group of learners. Dyslexia is a common variation that affects how a person reads, but what’s really going inside the brain of someone affected by it? In this TED-Edvideo, the cofounder of the Dyslexia Training Institute urges educators to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.
The Anne Ford Scholarship is granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD, who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2018.
Developed by the Dyslexia Training Institute, Dyslexia for a Day: A Simulation of Dyslexia is a kit designed for use by individuals or groups of experienced teachers, teacher-training candidates, practitioners, immediate and extended family members, or anyone interested in learning more about dyslexia and what those with dyslexia often experience with reading, writing, and processing.
Noah Text is a specialized text font designed to help new readers, struggling readers, and those with dyslexia. The special text design increases both reading fluency and reading speed, allowing individuals to have a more relaxed reading experience.