A disorder in one of more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language. May manifest itself in imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations.
For the third consecutive year,thousands of students in hundreds of schools across the United States will be competing in Learning Ally’s Great Reading Games. To participate, students must read daily for at least 20 minutes, with the aim of doing the most reading during the Games.
The Dyslexia Services Foundation funds and fights dyslexia using a dual approach. The foundation works with qualified clinicians to provide research-based evaluation and treatment to low-income children with dyslexia at little or no cost to the children or their families.
A 20-state review of research and policies from the federal Institute of Education Sciences found no clear-cut process for identifying English language learners with learning disabilities. The report from the institute’s Regional Educational Laboratory West at WestEd found that states and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English learners who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.