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If your child is struggling with reading, one of your first struggles may be sifting through all the supposed “help” on the Internet. It can be overwhelming simply how many bloggers and websites are devoted to talking about dyslexia and reading, though not all are equally helpful. The last thing you want is to repeat the same instruction that already frustrated your child in school. Instead of inspiring you, the sheer mass of (sometimes...Read more

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Feb 05, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Decoding Dyslexia Iowa has put together a fantastic video showing dyslexia and reading statistics in Iowa (and the country). Additionally, it is full of the many smiling faces of kids who daily face dyslexia. It's absolutely worth watching and sharing with any parent, teacher, or other interested individual, no matter what state you're from.Read more...

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Feb 23, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Learn about Dyslexia through the eyes of 14 year old Eliza. Check out this video!Read more...

Dec 23, 2014 By Judy Hanning

Do you ever hear: “Your kid talks just fine. He can’t possibly have a learning disability.” The average person may not realize that a child with Dyslexia may have great verbal skills and these skills can be utilized to assist in overcoming Dyslexia. Watch this video to see how to build on your child’s strengths!Read more...

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Feb 13, 2015 By Judy Hanning

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