Carolyn Merritt
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What a great opening to an IEP meeting!

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. via Peaceful Parenting

“Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they’re not — because the thing they were good at at school wasn’t valued, or was actually stigmatized.” — Ken Robinson

“Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they’re not — because the thing they were good at at school wasn’t valued, or was actually stigmatized. (Love this Quote)

fair is not always equal...good way for the kids to understand this

fair is not always equal.good way for the kids to understand this - this is one of my favs

“Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they’re not — because the thing they were good at at school wasn’t valued, or was actually stigmatized.” — Ken Robinson

“Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they’re not — because the thing they were good at at school wasn’t valued, or was actually stigmatized. (Love this Quote)

Educate the teachers. A good place to start is to have them watch Susan Barton's free online dyslexia video. http://www.dys-add.com/videos/dyslexiaSymptomsSolutions_Part01.html

When training future teachers, or as part of their continuing education, the curriculum should include at least one full semester on dyslexia, given its prevalence.

Dr. Sally Shaywitz from Yale. Watch or read her full testimony here -> http://science.house.gov/hearing/full-committee-hearing-science-dyslexia

Dr. Sally Shaywitz from Yale. Watch or read her full testimony here -> http://science.house.gov/hearing/full-committee-hearing-science-dyslexia

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“Since it is so likely that (children) will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage. Otherwise you are making their destiny not brighter but darker. Lewis Books are life.

Educate teachers. All teachers should be explicitly trained in the Orton- Gillingham multisensory reading techniques. It is the best method for all learners.

When training future teachers, or as part of their continuing education, the curriculum should include at least one full semester on dyslexia, given its prevalence.