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Use of the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” in IEPs

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] U.S. Department of Education Encourages Schools to Use the Terms "Dyslexia," "Dysgraphia" and "Dyscalculia" in IEPs.   In the News blog post by Geri Coleman Tucker from Understood.org Oct 23, 2015   It has always been OK to say dyslexia, dysgraphia or dyscalculia in an IEP. But...

Brain differences seen in children with dyslexia and dysgraphia

Researchers at the University of Washington presented findings that suggested that providing the same sort of special educational support for students with dyslexia and students with dysgraphia may not be effective. Data they collected identifies "structural white matter and functional gray matter differences in the...

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