This preview highlights the presentation given by Dr. Christopher Kaufman Ph.D. on the science of the brain and how to effectively teach literacy to children.
Preview (5 min)
Full Length Presentation (90 min) is excellent and explains dyslexia, dysgraphia, and working memory in a very easy to understand presentation (and gives a lot of facts).
Drs. Bennet and Sally Shaywitz
Below is the 4 part presentation given in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at the conference “Dyslexia: Translating Scientific Progress into Policy and Practice.”
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
Learning Disabilities, What are the Different Types?
What is Dyslexia?
What is Dysgraphia?
Richard Lavoie has many videos that can be borrowed from your local library. They are all good, but if you are short on time, these are 2 to check out:
- How Difficult Can This Be? Understanding Learning Disabilities: Frustration, Anxiety, Tension
- Beyond F.A.T. City
Bright Solutions for Dyslexia – if you are not big into reading, these videos are very informative:
- Classic Warning Signs
- Reading Mistakes
- Gifts and Solutions
- Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexic Students
- Warning Signs of Dyslexia (pdf)
- Classroom Accommodations (pdf)