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Amazon Kindle e-readers distributed to schools despite being inaccessible for students with print disabilities

Everyone Reading, a founding member of the Reading Rights Coalition, protests  Amazon widespread distribution of Kindle e-books to K-12 schools because of the absence of text-to-speech technology that would make the e-readers accessibile to students with print disabilities. School districts have an obligation under federal law to purchase or deploy only accessible technology and content, […]

Featured Presenters – 2013 Conference, March 18 & 19, NYU Kimmel Center

Monday, March 18: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM              Jan Wasowicz, Ph.D., CCC-SLP President, Learning By Design, LLC Evanston, IL Author and inventor of Earobics® Software, Dr. Wasowicz specializes in evaluating and teaching students and on best practices for literacy assessment and instruction. Spelling Instruction: Best Practices for Word Study In this session, participants will […]

Poor Schools Struggling to Meet State Standards, Years After Critical Ruling

A report released by Teachers College at Columbia University shows that schools in low income and poor districts lack basic resources and in many cases could not afford enough staff members to meet standards in core subjects or in services like extra help for struggling students, the Times reports: http://nyti.ms/UOUFJW  

Dyslexia to remain as diagnostic term in DSM V

The public has spoken and dyslexia remains a diagnostic term in the DSM V code book. Read the NBC News article UPDATE ON MAY 25th Post recapped below: Psychologists use DSM codes to diagnose conditions.The upcoming version of the code book, DSM-5, had changed the definition and title of 315.00 Reading Disorder to 315.00 Dyslexia […]

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Everyone Reading made the 2012 Top-Rated Nonprofits List

Everyone Reading is proud to be named on the the GreatNonprofits.org Top-Rated Nonprofits list for the second year in a row. Read all about it

Insideschools picks for Special Education Programs in NYC

“If you’re looking for a new school for your child, this is a place to start. If your child is already enrolled, you can use these examples to lobby for better programs in your own school.” The staff of Insideschools has identified 59 schools that they believe do a particularly good job helping children with […]

Class of 2012 Summer Tutoring Program

Congratulations to the 39 students and 13 teachers who successfully completed the Summer Tutoring Program at the Dream Charter School in Harlem and Everyone Reading offices. For the sixth straight year, teachers at each site used the Wilson® Reading System to provide intensive, one-on-one support to students who need extra help. The response from families […]

Introduction to PAF (Preventing Academic Failure) Workshop

October 19, 2012 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM An Introduction to PAF (Preventing Academic Failure) PAF is a comprehensive program for teaching reading, writing and spelling in the primary grades using Orton-Gillingham based techniques. PAF is designed to prevent reading failure in children with learning disabilities, and it can also be used remedially in a […]

Writing Intervention Workshop

Are you looking for a better way to support your students who struggle with writing?   Writing Intervention Workshop 3 Days, July 10,11,12 – 2012   Sponsored by: Everyone Reading & HILL for Literacy, Inc.   This 3-day course overviews the evidence-validated writing model: Self Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) developed by Karen Harris and Steve Graham at […]

Advocacy Spotlight

Everyone Reading has joined Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Coalition in Support of Legislation for New Yorkers with Special Needs. You can take action and spread the word too. Visit the Justice Center For the Protection of People with Special Needs: • Submit a video testimonial • Support the Governor’s proposal online through Twitter @NYGovCuomo and […]

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