Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Article to Share - The IEP Process

The IEP process can be confusing and overwhelming!  There is usually a team of educators, and it can be intimidating.   Here is a link to a good article - hope you find it helpful.


Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Parent Round Table Meeting

If you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, please join us at EZ's Brick Oven & Grill (Bitters and 281) on April 22, 2013 at 6:30 pm.


I recently read about some new apps on Itunes that allow you to scan a document and have the text read to you (OCR + text-to-speech).

 Zoom Reader: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zoomreader/id414117816?mt=8

 Text Grabber + Translator: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textgrabber-+-translator/id438475005?mt=8

Image to Search - OCR: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/image-to-search-ocr/id400127269?mt=8 

SayText: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/saytext/id376337999?mt=8

 Text Detective: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textdetective/id541494875?mt=8

 Prizmo: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/prizmo-scanning-ocr-speech/id366791896?mt=8 )  

(Source: Scott Forsythe)

Thursday, February 28, 2013

How Do I Request an Evaluation?

I love finding more resources - hopefully these are helpful to you!  I am frequently asked about evaluations.  Here is a youtube video from the National Center for Learning Disabilities.  They have several other videos on their youtube channel, which you can find here:

Friday, November 2, 2012


I receive questions nearly every day about testing for dyslexia - questions such as "Does my child really need to be tested?"; "How can I get the school to test my child?"; and "Why doesn't my child qualify for services at school?"

 I recently found this article and I think it might answer some of your questions.

 Suspect Dyslexia? Here are some tips to prove it, by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Next Meeting - January 30

Our next meeting will be January 30 at 6:30 p.m. Please click below for all of the details. Hope to see you there!