Join our Facebook-based parent community where we learn from each other, celebrate the positives, and provide support when challenges arrive. We have parents from all over the nation there to help with questions and share experiences. 

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This simple dyslexia quiz is designed to detect whether you or your child fits the standard profile for dyslexia. The results will indicate how likely you or your child may be to have dyslexia, and we will provide ideas of what your next step should be, including the possibility that you or your child should have a professional evaluation.

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When a child has a learning disability like dyslexia, her whole household can be affected. Three brief interviews with Learning Ally students and parents show that helping a child succeed with reading and learning can translate into a positive experience for the...

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In this overview published by the International Dyslexia Association, parents can gain a deeper understanding of what an Multisensory Structured Language approach is and how it benefits the dyslexic learner. Download document below.

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Students with dyslexia need multisensory structured language (MSL) instruction. This means that teaching techniques are explicit, direct, cumulative, intensive, focused on the structure of language, and coordinating the use of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic–tactile pathways simultaneously to enhance memory and learning of written language. Connections are consistently reinforced between the symbols the student sees, the sounds the student hears, and the actions they can feel.

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Here we’ll help you to understand the importance and components of an effective multisensory structured language intervention program (MSL). We’ll also help you find an MSL tutor in your area.

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Insights on effective reading programs

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We’ve assembled a team of parents who not only have expert training, but who also have children who have learning differences. That means they understand this journey and are here to provide help and support. We call them our parent support specialists. Schedule a phone call for one-on-one advice about anything from effective reading interventions to parent/teacher collaboration strategies. You can schedule a phone call through your member dashboard or by calling 800.635.1403.'

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Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz from Yale demystify dyslexia by using neuroscience to explain why dyslexia occurs, how remediation helps, and what strengths go along with this brain-based learning difference. This book is the go-to guide for many parents, educators and professionals. 

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Parents of children with dyslexia must learn to exercise both their rights *and* responsibilities in order to advocate effectively and help them get the support they need in school. This webinar addresses parent-based advocacy from those two vantage points.

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