With the right accommodations, dyslexic children and adults can perform as well as anyone else- and sometimes even better. The trick is knowing which accommodations work best and understanding what schools and workplaces are required to provide under the law.
This section of the website will help dyslexic individuals know their rights and determine what interventions and accommodations are most likely to help them perform to their full potential.
Time & Tools
Extra time and other accommodations are life-changing for dyslexic students.Read More
Understanding the Law
Several laws are meant to level the playing field for those with disabilities, including those with dyslexia.Read More
Ideally, reading instruction should be evidence-based, systematic and delivered in a small group setting.Read More
Dyslexia robs a person of time; accommodations return it.
Dr. Sally Shaywitz on Evidence-Based vs Research-Based Programs
Dr. Sally Shaywitz explains the difference and why we need to
select evidence-based programs to help dyslexic children succeed at
a House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Hearing.