Educational Reform for Dyslexia in NJ Schools

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Decoding Dyslexia-NJ news articles:

The Times article (Feb. 2012, 1st ever article on Decoding Dyslexia): Trenton Times article 2-27-2012

Huffington Post/Kyle Redford article (Feb. 2013): 

Philadelphia Inquirer article (April 2012): Philly Inquirer article 4-3-12

The Times editorial (March 2013): Trenton Times editorial 3-26-13

NCLD blog: Decoding Dyslexia — A Grassroots Parent Movement on a Mission – NCLD

DynaRead article (April 2012): DynaRead article April 2012

Press of Atlantic City article (Oct. 2013): New laws on testing for Dyslexia launch, without clear rules – pressofAtlanticCity


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2 days ago

Decoding Dyslexia - NJ

Always a good time when DDNJ folks get together to reflect on our work and brainstorm future efforts! See MoreSee Less

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A long read for a long weekend: 7 notable literacy experts review Units of Study and the news is not good: "the program frequently recommends use of SMV… known more widely as the three-cueing system, which is in direct opposition to an enormous body of settled research; any student who does not immediately master an aspect of foundational reading is at risk of never getting it. The impact is most severe for children who do not come to school already possessing what they need to know … [and] are not likely to get what they need from Units of Study to read, write, speak, and listen at grade level." If you are the parent/guardian of a struggling/dyslexic reader, you probably knew that.

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DDNJ Community Workshop
In Partnership with the Hammonton School District SEPAG

What Is Dyslexia?

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
6:30-8:30 pm

Warren E. Sooy Elementary School – Media Center
601 N. 4th Street
Hammonton, NJ 08037

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The Reading League of PA is hosting a live-streamed inaugural event at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

"Every Child Deserves to be a Skilled Reader"

January 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET

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The Reading League of PA is hosting moderated discussions on the Science of Reading on their facebook page at The Reading League PA

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3 weeks ago

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5:00 PM TODAY — Learn more about assessment and instruction for stimulating language comprehension. Dr. Tiffany Hogan will review findings from the ‘Reading for Understanding Initiative," funded by the US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences from 2010-2016. See MoreSee Less

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