Reading acquisition

Rhode Island: 4/3/2019: Dr. Susan Brady is Professor Emeritus at The University of Rhode Island. She is an expert in Reading acquisition and reading disabilities; cognitive factors in individual differences in reading abilities; the roles of phonological, morphological and oral language processes in literacy development and skilled reading. Her Publications, Awards, and Research can be found here: https://web.uri.edu/psychology/meet/s…

Schwa

You may have heard of the schwa, you may have even seen the symbol for the schwa, and you’ve probably used the schwa when speaking. But what is the schwa?

Off to the Senate!

AB 110 Creation of a dyslexia handbook went to roll call! Thank you for making this a priority!

It passed through the Senate with
76 Ayes and 21 Noes 

Here is the breakdown of the votes.

Adult Literacy

In the U.S., 36 million adults lack the basic literacy skills needed to sustain employment — yet education programs for this group serve only about 1.5 million, and funding continues to be cut at state and federal levels. Meanwhile, stigma can keep adults from reconnecting with the classroom. 

How Maine is helping Adults who cannot Read, the Governor has increased funding for Adult Literacy https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-36-million-american-adults-cant-read-enough-to-work-and-how-to-help-them