Unlocking Dyslexia

With thanks to our school counselor Lindsay for sharing this resource…

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Dyslexia is the most common learning disability in the United States. It’s not about lacking comprehension, having a low IQ or being deprived of a good education. It’s about having a really hard time reading.

Click the following link to access NPR’s Special Series on Dyslexia: Unlocking Dyslexia

How The College Admissions Scandal Will Affect Disabled Students Of Color

Re: the college admissions cheating scandal, with thanks to Sandeep for passing this on.

 

“Those facing charges will likely walk away with everything but their pride intact—it will be disabled students at the intersection of race that will face even more bias and roadblocks in their educational career and in seeking accommodations that are ensured to them by law.”

Read on here: How The College Admissions Scandal Will Affect Disabled Students Of Color

On Neurodiversity

Last spring, I started referring to Neurodiversity when topics around learning differences came up in conversations, often in the context of the Learning and Metacognition component of our Human Development Department curriculum.

This fall, I’ve continued incorporating this language into the work I’m doing, particularly in creating our school’s Statement on Equity and Community.

It’s been interesting to see the reactions people are having to this term. It’s clear people need more information, so here’s some. Enjoy!

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