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Nancy Cushen White, a dyslexia research specialist from University of California-San Francisco, discusses dyslexia and the benefits of structured literacy during her keynote speech for the second annual Neurodiversity Symposium Sunday in the Campus Center. White discussed Dyslexia and the benefits of structured literacy. White went through all 44 phonetic sounds within the English alphabet. The conference was sponsored by the Center for Neurodiversity, Learning and Wellness. / photo by Katie Pyne

Event discusses dyslexia education

Educators, doctors and other experts on the subject of dyslexia hosted workshops on dyslexia, literacy, and teaching methods as part of the second annual Neurodiversity Symposium Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom and various classrooms.  Niki Elliott, clinical faculty member of special education and co-director of the Center For Neurodiversity, Learning, and Wellness, began the […]

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Demystifying dyslexia

It was a day of discovery. So sad that it took so long. From pre-school through high school, there were no answers, just years and years of feeling like a failure. Fortunately, the invisible shutters of confusion opened, and the source revealed its name to be dyslexia.

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