Special Education

How Do We Identify and Support Children with Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a type of Reading Disability. It is diagnosed when a person has difficulties with recognizing, spelling, or decoding (sounding out) unfamiliar words. As you might expect, early struggles can have a ripple effect, leading to reading confusion and reduced vocabulary words as the child matures. So how is a child with dyslexia identified, …

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Section 504 Plans vs. Individualized Education Programs (IEPs): What’s the Difference?

As a neuropsychologist, I work with schools to support struggling students. I enjoy this aspect of my job, as it brings together two of my biggest academic passions: education and neuropsychology. You may not know this, but I was both a psychology and education major in college and had thought I would become a teacher …

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