Issue 18: The Ableist Lenses: When Neurotypical Paradigms Fail Neurodivergent Individuals | Simon da Roza Paid Members Public
Simon da Roza examines the struggles faced by neurodivergent individuals against neurotypical standards, emphasizing the need to shift societal paradigms, celebrate neurodiversity, and embrace a "double empathy" approach for genuine inclusivity.
Issue 18: More than just a number | Carva King Paid Members Public
Carva King sheds light on the hurdles faced by dyslexic students in standardized testing, advocating for a personalized, outside-the-box educational approach. Her article highlights the story of Brenham Dewitt, a dyslexic student who successfully navigated challenges.
Issue 18: From Awareness to Change: My Search for Equity in Education | Nilam Agrawal Paid Members Public
Nilam Agrawal, a dedicated mother advocating for children with Usher syndrome, recounts her family's journey through the complexities of DeafBlindness and dyslexia, underscoring the critical call for heightened awareness, challenging low expectations, and reshaping educational approaches.
Issue 18: From Frustration to Triumph: Strategies for Parents Advocating for Their Child's Education | Lisa Stewart Paid Members Public
Lisa Stewart offers a comprehensive guide for parents navigating the education system, particularly when advocating for children with special needs, empowering them to foster success and happiness in their child's educational journey.
Issue 18: Reading Between the Lines: Dyslexia's Emotional Toll in Home and School Life | Melanie Brethour Paid Members Public
Melanie Brethour sheds light on the emotional toll of dyslexia in both home and school life, emphasizing the importance of early identification, effective reading instruction, and collaborative support from parents and teachers to help dyslexic children thrive academically and emotionally.
Issue 17: Dyslexia-Inclusive Education: Comprehending the Linguistic Code | Jenny Gray Paid Members Public
Jenny Gray underlines the importance of understanding the linguistic code in English and French and advocates pattern-based instruction, incorporating interactive methods for improved decoding and encoding skills.
Issue 17: Morphemic Spelling Activity | Mary Beth Steven Paid Members Public
Mary Beth Steven demonstrates an engaging spelling activity incorporating Structured Word Inquiry (SWI) to empower students to understand the morphological structure of words, recognise word families, & effectively apply suffixing conventions, resulting in enhanced spelling and language proficiency.
Issue 17: Is Guided Reading Inclusive? Deirdre O'Toole Paid Members Public
Deirdre O'Toole closely examines the techniques of Guided Reading and the implementation of Levelled Readers within classrooms, highlighting their limitations in fostering inclusivity & potential drawbacks for struggling readers & explores alternative approaches that could prove more effective.