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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 […]

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