📚 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!  ...

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - If you have trouble reading this, you may have some form of dyslexia. It's more common than you probably think -- as many as one in ten Americans is touched by it. That's nearly 40-million people, and for most of them, it...

ALTA members, their families, and their students recommend the following books about learning differences. Most are available from AMAZON.com. Purchase a book, or read other book reviews, by clicking on either the hypertext or the book jacket link. When you make a purchase through an ALTAread.org...

IDA infographics help make complex information easy to digest, remember, and share and are made for a wide audience—both those individuals new to dyslexia and related literacy/learning issues and the experts. Please share our infographics and our fact sheets to raise awareness about dyslexia and...

Elementary school students spend nearly 60 percent of their instructional time writing on paper. Students spend their days taking notes, writing answers on tests, and doing independent writing.Click here to learn more....

The founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, Professor Dana Suskind, explains why the most important—and astoundingly simple—thing you can do for your child’s future success in life is to talk to him or her, reveals the recent science behind this truth, and...