Good interview for students to watch – to the end.
“Microsoft Assistive Tech Specialist Rachel Berger demonstrates free, accessible AT to support students who struggle with reading, and writing. This presentation showcases how tools can be used to support student engagement and accessibility for users with learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, ELL or a combination of any of the broad range of unique student abilities.”
Today’s post is about another amazing kid who created art with 750 Rubik’s Cubes. Be sure to watch the very cool time-lapse video showing Benjamin Russo, age 9, making his masterpiece!
We’ve promoted Henry Winkler’s Hank Zipzer series for years and here he is reading a few pages to Jimmy Fallon from his most recent book, “Everybody is Somebody.” Perfect title!
From Understood.org – a video on New England Patriot, Lawrence Guy.
In this video made by Reading Horizons, Jefferson, a high school student with dyslexia, speaks about overcoming his reading difficulties and mentoring other students with similar struggles.
It begins, “I struggled in school…”
This video by Jonathan Mooney has been making the internet rounds. If you haven’t seen it, take 5 minutes to watch it today. Jonathan is also the author of The Short Bus – A Journey Beyond Normal.
This short video demonstrates how to access the text to speech features on an iPad or iPhone.
This is a wonderful video about Elijah Ditchendorf, the 2016 winner of the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ Anne Ford Scholarship. It should inspire parents, teachers and kids!
Well worth 15 minutes of your time to watch this talk by Dean Bragonier! Dean will also be giving the Keynote Presentation during Learning Ally’s Spotlight on Dyslexia online conference in December.
Be sure to check out The Super D! Show with your kids!
“Dyslexiaville truly fills a void that parents like me are seeking for our kids with reading disabilities.”
– Lyn Pollard
Founding Member, Decoding Dyslexia Texas
Thankful that this video of Max Brooks from PEN’s EdRev 2016 was produced by Understood and shared on Facebook! Watch it and then show your students. EdRev is an excellent student-focused conference that takes place at the AT&T Park in San Francisco each April.
Here’s the great backstory about a young entrepreneur!