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“Dyslexia Advocate: How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public Education System,”

In this latest installment of School Struggles with our host Dr. Richard Selznick, we talk with Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D. regarding her book, “Dyslexia Advocate: How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public Education System,” This straightforward guide

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Boredom Intolerance – Dr. Richard Selznick

Does your child have “BID (Boredom Intolerance Disorder)?” Don’t Google it or look it up on WebMd. I made it up. Let’s look at boredom intolerance. To start, If 100 kids (or adults for that matter) were asked, “How many

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UP NEXT ON SCHOOL STRUGGLES

With host Dr. Richard Selznick Dr. Michael Bradley, Author, Yes! Your Teen is Crazy Adolescents Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway, Author , Psychologist, The Working Memory Advantage Working memory & its importance with learning disabilities Dr. Elizabeth Hamblet, Learning Consultant Columbia

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Listen Up Moms! Trust Your Judgment

Over the last thirty years, research in education and psychology that is focused on reading disabilities produces one consistent truth—early identification and intervention trumps waiting and acting later. The title of Dr. Joseph Torgesen’s seminal article on this topic, “Catch

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What is Dyslexia screening – Dr Richard Selznick

Dyslexia screening is a tool for identifying children who may be at risk for dyslexia (reading disability) and for gathering information to assist those children. A dyslexia screening can be performed by a range of educational professionals. Although it might

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Development Rules – Dr. Richard Selznick

To finish out the week, I am going to make a simplistic point, but one that I think is often forgotten. Development rules. To illustrate, let’s forget disabilities for second. Let’s say your 7 year old is one of those

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