Newsletter Archive – Fall 2013


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2013 Fall Edition Newsletter


Presidents Letter

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2013 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER NCBIDA is excited to kick off our new fall read-a-thon fundraiser called Readers Matter! Join other book lovers to raise funds to support dyslexia awareness and education. Instead of racing in a triathlon or running a marathon, you can read books through December 31st while supporters pledge money for your efforts. […]

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“I Need Yu to Help”—One Mother’s Story

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2013 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER by Mary Kay DiMaggioMK DiMaggio Mom and Dab, I like skol. I like Ms.____. I do math gud, but I need yu to help so I can red betr. I luv you vare much. Filled with contempt, the second-grade teacher slid this letter across the table to me and my husband. […]

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Literate Nation California Coalition Needs You

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2013 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER Literate Nation California Coalition is spearheading a grassroots movement to change the public school system to ensure that all struggling readers receive research-based interventions from well-trained teachers. The statistics are alarming. Only 24 percent of California 8th graders are proficient readers on the Nation’s Report Card 2011 (NAEP). California has a […]

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Why Should We Call It Dyslexia?

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2013 FALL EDITION NEWSLETTER by Nancy Redding, M.Ed. “In our school district, we do not use the term dyslexia, only reading disability.” “There is no such thing as dyslexia.” “Dyslexia is a vague term. We need a more specific diagnosis.” Ever heard any of these quotes? Chances are, if you are a person with dyslexia […]

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