Understood.org is a terrific website! Although it's aimed at parents, there's really useful information for teachers on it. We encourage you to spend some time there, and we'll be posting links here to some of their valuable materials. Site is available in English and Espanol. Here's a link to their page on assistive technology.READ MORE
New study concludes that "language is designed to optimize motor action, but its knowledge consists of principles that are disembodied and potentially abstract." According to Albert Galaburda, co-author on the paper, the implications for LBLDs is "whether dyslexics have a primary disorder of grammar, or a primary disorder of experience with language, as in poor perception of speech reaching their ears when babies." See "Language Study Offers New Twist on Mind-Body Connection" in Medical News Today.