Decoding Dyslexia – NJ is a grassroots movement driven by NJ families concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities within our public schools. We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy-makers on best practices to identify, remediate and support students with dyslexia in NJ public schools.

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List of resource links to help students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities.

Raising Awareness About Dyslexia

Dyslexia is now in the mainstream news all over the U.S. and around the world. Decoding Dyslexia actively seeks out opportunities to raise awareness & educate community stakeholders.

Empowering Families To Support Children

Decoding Dyslexia empowers families with information & resources to support children with dyslexia and to work with educators & professionals at local, state, and national levels.

Informing & Motivating Policy-Makers

Decoding Dyslexia’s grassroots efforts and strategic advocacy have resulted in dyslexia & literacy-related legislation being introduced, passed, & enacted in NJ and around the country.

Decoding Dyslexia-NJ Members in Action
around NJ and on Capitol Hill

DD-NJ Announcements

Decoding Dyslexia featured in Time Magazine’s July 22, 2019 issue.
Click here for the article

Raising Dyslexia Awareness
at Your Local Library…
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, so how better to spread the word than getting your local library involved? Go to our Events page for more details.

Learn More With Some of our Videos!

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What if Sidney Poitier never became an actor? An early audition was a disaster because he could barely read the script. Watch Sidney Poitier describe the life-altering power of learning to read at 4:20 in the video. "I looked up at this man and I said to him, 'I can't tell you what's in the paper, because I can't read very well.' He said, 'Let me ask you something, would you like me to read with you?' I said to him, 'Yes, if you like.' Now let me tell you something: Every night … every night, the place is closed, everyone's gone, and he sat there with me, week after week after week. I learned a lot. A lot. And then, things began to happen."From a 2013 interview with CBSnews Lesley Stahl Oscar-winning actor-director talks with Lesley Stahl of his responsibility to portray characters possessing nothing less than moral strength and ethics. ... See MoreSee Less
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Check out our DDNJ January 2022 newsletter and our 2022 monthly meeting schedule! Email us if you want to attend any of our meetings and get involved: info@decodingdyslexianj.orgJan 2022 Newsletter: ... See MoreSee Less
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Educators, Parents -- If you missed the early literacy webinar with Dr. Todd Glover and Susan Miller, LDTC and TRL-NJ president, the recording is now available. The link and passcode are posted at the bottom of the resource page under "event archive." Click here: ... See MoreSee Less
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Learn more about the important role of executive functions and how they impact reading and writing at different ages and stages. So much info in less than an hour with Joan Sedita of Keys to Literacy! ... See MoreSee Less
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Happening tonight -- click link to register: week from today...Louisa Moats, Ed.D. will talk Dyslexia and Spelling. Come Join Us for this free ... See MoreSee Less
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Is your district teaching the bad habits of the low-rated The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project UoS program? Guessing is not reading and reading is not guessing! ... See MoreSee Less
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