Learning Ally’s California-based Parent Support Specialist, Jennifer Biang, has a unique perspective to offer fellow parents. “My daughter, Violet, has dyslexia,” she says, “and I also have dyslexia. That’s right; it does not come from the water, but from genetics.”  Click on the photo to read Jennifer’s story.

Learning Ally’s California-based Parent Support Specialist, Jennifer Biang, has a unique perspective to offer fellow parents. “My daughter, Violet, has dyslexia,” she says, “and I also have dyslexia. That’s right; it does not come from the water, but from genetics.” Click on the photo to read Jennifer’s story.

“Dyslexia CAN be properly addressed by schools. There is no excuse not to.” Leading dyslexia experts Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D. and Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D. shared their support for Rep. Bill Cassidy’s resolution, which urges schools to address the impact of dyslexia on students across the U.S. They added that the resolution “represents a giant step forward for everyone and anyone who cares about dyslexia.”

“Dyslexia CAN be properly addressed by schools. There is no excuse not to.” Leading dyslexia experts Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D. and Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D. shared their support for Rep. Bill Cassidy’s resolution, which urges schools to address the impact of dyslexia on students across the U.S. They added that the resolution “represents a giant step forward for everyone and anyone who cares about dyslexia.”

Diagnosed with severe dyslexia as an elementary school student, Dustin Henderson struggled well below grade level in reading and writing — even as he shined in math and science. Refusing to be defined by his disability, he went on to graduate as valedictorian of his high school and at age 19 is finishing a successful freshman year at Oregon Institute of Technology. @Learning_Ally #NAA14