A Handbook for Parent, Educators, and Students  The following handbook was developed by Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) staff in consultation with a diverse group of professionals whose expertise, experiences, and perspectives were essential to the preparation of this handbook on dyslexia. These collaborative partnerships...

To find a trained dyslexia specialist in our state and learn more about the Academic Language Therapy Association Illinois Chapter.Our mission is to educate the community about the nature of Academic Language Therapy and the professionals, Certified Academic Language Therapists (CALTs) and Certified Academic Language...

👍Way to go, Anne, Kristin, Molly, Steve, and Terri! 😀 Congratulations on completing the Take Flight Dyslexia Therapist Training and earning the professional credential of Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT).#CALT #CertifiedAcademicLanguageTherapist #ALTA #TheWrittenWord #MCAMTT #DyslexiaAwareness[gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="17565,17567,17568,17570,17566"]...

😃 It was a fun and empowering NoticeAbility Entrepreneurs & Innovators Summer Workshop!  We decided to offer NoticeAbility to our students, as well as students in surrounding communities, in hopes that we could help them realize that there is more to their dyslexia than remediation. When students...

Written Expression & Dyslexia Certified Academic Language Therapist Tara Chapman from The Written Word will be joining DAGN'S Coffee Klatch to answer your questions about how to help address written expression struggles in students with dyslexia.Your chance to ask how dyslexia affects written expression and what...

📚 Book Recommendation - "Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World" by Maryanne Wolf.  What will become of the "reading brain" as our world becomes more and more saturated with digital technology? Dr. Maryanne Wolf addresses this very question in her new book.Click...

Exciting News for Reading Specialists! Reading Specialists from Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 just completed the Introductory Course for TAKE FLIGHT: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia. These ladies are on their way to becoming Certified Academic Language Therapists (CALT)! More help for kids with...

CBS 4 News Special Report: Overcoming Dyslexia Dyslexia is one of the hardest learning disabilities to identify. According to Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s dyslexia specialist Shannon Reyna, the reason is because many dyslexic students are bright.Watch CBS4 News Special Report.#DyslexiaAwareness #TheWrittenWord...

How Dyslexic Benny Became a StarA fifth-grader who is frustrated and humiliated because he can't read as well as his classmates becomes a star on the football field, and when he is diagnosed with dyslexia, he finds that he has a whole team of people...

Project Baltimore’s phone lines are lighting up over concerns about the devastating impact of undiagnosed learning disabilities. Most all the callers saying their dyslexia was not diagnosed by the public school system.Click to see more!  ...