R10 Dyslexia Connects Newsletter

March 2020 8th Edition

Region 10 ESC | Dyslexia Connect, March, 2020
Apart We Stand Together: Public Health Campaign
Self Care

Region 10 Counselors give us tips on mental and physical well being.

Dolly Parton Starts Virtual Story Time To Entertain Kids Stuck At Home | NBC Nightly News
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

The Little Engine That Could

Dyslexia Defined

Check out this informational video that explains dyslexia to students, families and friends that are learning how it affects people with dyslexia.
See dyslexia differently

Be Inspired

Enjoy the true story of Saqib Shaikh and how he utilized his strengths to create technology that accommodated his disability. His new AI Microsoft tool will benefit students with dyslexia.

Seeing AI 2016 Prototype - A Microsoft research project

Dyslexia and Math Support with Chris Woodin

Chris Woodin has been with Landmark School since 1986. He is a graduate of Middlebury College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Search and view his helpful tutorials that use multi-modal math instruction that teach math strategies for students with dyslexia.
Kinesthetic Learning: Doing Math with Semiconcrete Diagrams

Technology

Please view the tutorial on Immersive Reader by Nancy Watson so your kids have the tools that will help them navigate their new digital learning environment.
Immersive Reader Extension

Region 10 Digital Learning Consultant Nancy Watson

Music Support

NoteSense is a one-on-one instructional approach to teaching music reading designed for brains that learn differently. Created and developed by Dr. Elizabeth Morrow, CALT, LDT.

Dyslexia Parent Library

Become a stronger advocate by educating your family with these informative books that address students with dyslexia and address their social/emotional needs.
International Dyslexia Association IDA

IDA has valuable information to support parents. Check out this link to resources that can strengthen your child's support strategies.

Talking Book Program

Texas State Library and Archives Commission's audiobook program for students with reading disabilities allows your students to access books at their interest and intellectual level.
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Audio Poster Series

Region 10 is now offering this beautiful audio poster series on the Region 10 Dyslexia Regional website on the product page. We hope they encourage awareness, support and collaboration!
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Resources


  • The Dallas Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) serves our community, particularly those with dyslexia, primarily through conferences, by providing speakers and through a special scholarship fund: Learn more HERE.



  • understood.org for tools, support and community for the 1 in 5 people in the U.S. with learning and thinking differences who often get left out or left behind.


Region 10 Contact

Thank you for sharing in this journey with your child. Region 10 is a resource for parents, teachers and districts. Please contact us for support or services.