What is dyslexia?

This informative poster helps educators to understand “what is dyslexia?”.  It highlights the signs of dyslexia, dispels common myths surrounding it, and discusses underlying ’causes’. Designed to raise awareness during Dyslexia Awareness Month, it empowers viewers with knowledge, fostering inclusivity and support for individuals with […]

Dyslexia Myths and Realities

Dr. Tim Odegard addresses myths around dyslexia,  sharing his lived experience as a person with dyslexia. His powerful message encourages people with dyslexia to “shatter the myths and live the realities.”

Dyslexia in the Classroom: What Every Teacher Should Know

This handbook is intended to support all educators in their passion to help every child reach his or her fullest potential. Use it to raise awareness, share best practices, and be a resource to your school’s administration and staff. Inside you’ll learn more about topics […]

What is Data-Based Individualization?

Intensive intervention helps students with severe and persistent learning needs, including students with learning disabilities. Data-based individualization is an approach to intensive intervention. This website provides an outline of the steps of data-based individualization, walking educators through each step.

Brain Builders Video Series

Brain Builders is an animated video series of 13 episodes you can share with your students to help them understand what the brain does to read. The main characters, Minh and Tamara, journey together as they cultivate a love for reading and understanding the Science […]

Evidence-Based Assessment in the Science of Reading

This article is a starting point for understanding how assessment for learning plays a critical role in informing and driving instruction in literacy. This read provides information about evidence-based assessment practices, including screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring. This article will help develop an understanding of […]

Structured Literacy Interventions: Teaching Students with Reading Difficulties, Grades K-6

Structured Literacy Interventions is an anthology of chapters written by many well-known names in reading science, including Louise Moats, Devin Kearns and Louise Spear-Swerling who also edited the book. Chapters cover a wide range of possible areas of reading difficulty, including phonemic awareness & word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, oral language comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression. The title supports Strands B (Foundations of Language), C (Comprehension) and D (Composition) of the Language curriculum. Each chapter offers research-based background and practical applications for educators working with struggling students. The book includes lesson plans and application activities, and is perfect for special education and intervention teachers, but also helpful for classroom educators looking to intensify instruction for struggling students.