Pete’s Comments: Pat Howey’s Post & the Decoding Dyslexia Flap

In December 2014, advocate Pat Howey published a post on the blog entitled “Wake Up Folks! You are Being Sold a Line of Goods about Dyslexia.” Her post generated a Continue Reading →

Wake Up Folks! You are Being Sold a Line of Goods about Dyslexia

Ok. I am going on a rant here and I expect some kickback. Before you tell me how wrong I am, please remember that I have been advocating for almost Continue Reading →

Transforming Dyslexia from a Liability to an Asset

– From the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity Community, Sally Shaywitz, MD and Bennett Shaywitz, MD “We are at a very special time for all those who care about Continue Reading →

Free Resources for Parents

Playing catch-up this summer? Use the time for summer learning and reading opportunities. Add these free resources to your reading list. From Wrightslaw: A Parent’s Guide to Response to Intervention Continue Reading →

Day 4, Live Blogging from the Institute of Special Ed Advocacy

Thursday, July 26, 2012 Wrightslaw is live blogging all week. We hope you will join us for Day 4 from the Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA). Day 1    Day Continue Reading →

ADHD Diagnosis Should Not Mean Academic Failure

My 13 year old son, in private school, was diagnosed with ADD & ADHD. He is failing all subjects and the teachers claim he has difficulty concentrating and organizing. We Continue Reading →