Happy Read Across America Day! Parents and teachers – please take the time to read a book with a young person today!
Looking for some fun activities to celebrate? Pinterest is loaded with great ideas, as is the official Read Across America Day website:
Philip Kirby on the significance of evolving views of the condition, and efforts to preserve records of them.
Just as each child is unique, dyslexia appears differently in each person, from symptoms to levels of severity. Therefore, it’s important to identify the best interventions and assistive technologies for each child. One size does not fit all! https://www.bustle.com/p/can-you-have-a-touch-of-dyslexia-you-can-have-varying-degrees-but-regardless-its-important-to-address-8231591
“SoapBox Labs is creating more accurate and accessible speech technology for children that supports reading and language development. It is based on the premise that speech recognition is built for adults, and it doesn’t work as well as it could for kids. That’s because children have higher pitched voices and different speech patterns. Crucially, unlike adults, younger children don’t tend to adapt their speech to suit machines, either.” https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/13/soapbox-labs/amp/?__twitter_impression=true