• BREWTON CITY SCHOOLS


    State Resources

    Dyslexia, Recognize + Reach+ Read 

    RtI process and Dyslexia

    DYSLEXIA BOOKS, VIDEOS, AND REFERENCES (Thanks to the Alabama Scottish Rites Foundation)

    Classroom Modifications and Intervention Strategies

    Heacox, D.  (2002).  Differentiating instruction in the regular classroom:  How to reach and teach all learners, grades 3-12.  Free Spirit Publishing: Minneapolis, MN.  www.freespirit.com 

    Stowe, C. M., (2000). How to reach and teach children and teens with dyslexia: A parent and teacher guide to helping students of all ages academically, socially, and emotionally. The Center for Applied Research in Education: West Nyack, NY. order it from Amazon.com

    Vail, P. L. (1987). Smart kids with school problems: Things to know and ways to help. Plume: NY, NY. order it from Amazon.com

    McCarney, S. B. , Wunderlich, K. C., & Bauer, A. M. (1999). Pre-Referral intervention manual, revised and updated second edition. Hawthorne: Columbia, OH. (573) 874-1710.

    Reading and Dyslexia – General Information

    Hurford, D. M. (1999). To read or not to read: Answers to all your questions about dyslexia. Touchstone Publishers: NY, NY.Order it from Amazon.com

    Hall, S.L. & Moats, L. C. (1999). Straight talk about reading: How parents can make a difference in the early years. Contemporary Books: Chicago, IL. Order it from Amazon.com

     

    Richards, R.G. (1999).  The Source for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia.  LinguiSystems:  East Moline, IL.  www.linguisystems.com

     

    Ennis' Gift One hour video to enhance awareness of dyslexia

     

    Misunderstood Minds Website

     

    COMPUTER RESOURCES

     

    Earobics 1, 2, and Adolescent

    Phonological processing intervention

     

    Read, Write, & Type

    Phonemic awareness, reading, spelling, and keyboarding

     

    Read Please

    Reads text in computer documents including scanned text from books, etc.  Download for FREE!!

     

    Dragon Naturally Speaking

    Allows student to dictate text into computer document without typing.

     

    Lexia-Phonics Based Reading

    Reading and spelling program for students ages 5-8

     

    Cast e-Reader

    Reads text in computer documents including scanned text from books, etc.

     

    L&H Express Voice

    Allows student to dictate text into computer document without typing.

     

    Lexia-Reading Strategies for Older Students - Reading and spelling program for students ages 9-adult

     

    Reading Pen II

    Scans and reads text from any source.

     

    Via Voice 

    Allows student to dictate text into computer document without typing.

     

    Word Q - Word prediction software to assist with writing

     

    TextHelp – Wordsmith 

    Reads text in computer documents including scanned text from books, etc.

     

    Q-Pointer

    Allows student to dictate text into computer document without typing

     

    Write Outloud

    Talking word processor lets student hear what they have typed.

     

    Free Online Books!

    Download from 1000s of free books for use with screen readers

     

     

     

     

     

    GOOD BOOKS FOR "Elementary" STUDENTS TO READ

     

     Dinotopia series

     

    Deltora Quest series

     

    Junie B. Jones series

     

    Magic Tree House series