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  • IES | SpedPro
    27 28 29 Review Mirror Review Mirror Select Month February 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 February 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 June 2014 May 2014 March 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road

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  • usa | SpedPro
    unique event which showcases more than 50 films featuring individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities takes place at the New York s Metropolitan Museum of Art There are lots of ways to learn more www sproutfilmfestival org www sproutflix org Twitter www twitter com sproutfestival Facebook www facebook com sproutfilmfestival Keep alert for the touring version of the festival as it often visits many other locations around the US later in the year Posted on 30 May 2013 30 May 2013 Author John Lloyd Categories News The Press Tags disability intellectual disabilities News usa Deborah Speece Appointed Commissioner of National Center for Special Education Research Deborah L Speece was named as the Commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research NCSER on 23 August 2011 NCSER is the leading branch of the US government s effort to study educational innovation in special education and as its head Commissioner Speece will oversee a program that funds scores of research efforts including projects evaluations and multi site centers throughout the US She is the second commissioner of NCSER and her appointment was greeted with substantial approval by the special education research community IES Director John Q Easton announced the appointment of Deborah Speece as Commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research NCSER effective August 23 2011 Known for her innovative studies of the classification and diagnosis of learning disabilities Speece is a national leader in special education research and response to intervention strategies Continue reading Deborah Speece Appointed Commissioner of National Center for Special Education Research Posted on 23 August 2011 25 August 2011 Author John Lloyd Categories News Public Policy Research Tags IES News policy Public Policy Research special education usa Conference on brain development and learning From an advertisement I received The 2nd Biennial International Conference on BRAIN DEVELOPMENT LEARNING MAKING SENSE OF THE SCIENCE July 12 15 2008 Sheraton Wall Center Hotel Vancouver British Columbia Canada One of the best conferences I ve been to in 20 years Inaugural Meeting Attendee Conference website http www interprofessional ubc ca bdl html This interdisciplinary conference is devoted to enriching and improving the lives of children by making cutting edge research in neuroscience child development available relevant understandable to mental health professionals educators parents others who care about children This year ADHD is one of the main topics of the conference World famous researchers who are also outstanding speakers will present including TORKEL KLINGBERG who pioneered the role of computer games to improve working memory in children with ADHD CogMed www drshred ca cogmed php ROSEMARY TANNOCK a pioneer in ADHD research and co developer of integrated multimedia resources on ADHD for teachers www teachadhd ca In addition famous speakers and researchers on Executive Functions and Prefrontal Cortex will be featured including AMY ARNSTEN BOB KNIGHT BYRAN KOLB BRUCE PENNINGTON MIKE PETRIDES And famous speakers and researchers on RESILIENCE in the face of Depression Anxiety Trauma or Abuse including WILLIAM BEARDSLEE who will speak about his work with parents

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  • Full US IDEA funding proposed again | SpedPro
    20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Review Mirror Review Mirror Select Month February 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 February 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 June 2014 May 2014 March 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from

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  • Prevalence of developmental disorders | SpedPro
    B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Prevalence of developmental disorders Coleen Boyle and colleagues from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau reported in Pediatrics that although data about the prevalence of developmental disabilities in the US are scarce results from surveys conducted during the years 1997 2008 reveal that disabilities are both common and their prevalence is changing Some results would surprise few e g boys were more frequently reported to have problems than girls but other results might make people wonder e g the prevalence of hearing disorders reportedly decreased Trends in the Prevalence of Developmental Disabilities in US Children 1997 2008 OBJECTIVE To fill gaps in crucial data needed for health and educational planning we determined the prevalence of developmental disabilities in US children and in selected populations for a recent 12 year period PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS We used data on children aged 3 to 17 years from the 1997 2008 National Health Interview Surveys which are ongoing nationally representative samples of US households Parent reported diagnoses of the following were included attention deficit hyperactivity disorder intellectual disability cerebral palsy autism seizures stuttering or stammering moderate to profound hearing loss blindness learning disorders and or other developmental delays RESULTS Boys had a higher prevalence overall and for a number of select disabilities compared with girls Hispanic children had the lowest prevalence for a number of disabilities compared with non Hispanic white and black children Low income and public health insurance were associated with a higher prevalence of many disabilities Prevalence of any developmental disability increased from 12 84 to 15 04 over 12 years Autism attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other developmental delays increased whereas hearing loss showed a significant decline These trends were found in all of the sociodemographic subgroups except for autism in non Hispanic black children CONCLUSIONS Developmental disabilities are common and were reported in 1 in 6 children in the United States in 2006 2008 The number of children with select developmental disabilities autism attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other developmental delays has increased requiring more health and education services Additional study of the influence of risk factor shifts changes in acceptance and benefits of early services is needed Changes in Prevalence of Low incidence Conditions The research methods for this study are very strong but it is important to note that these data are based on parental reports Some will criticize that aspect of the study but one must simply understand it in my estimation that s simply the way the data are When the parents were surveyed they were asked Has a doctor or health professional ever told you that survey child had any of the following conditions Here s the list of conditions ADHD attention deficit disorder ADD

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  • Milwaukee parents allege voucher program discriminates against students with disabilities | SpedPro
    2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Milwaukee parents allege voucher program discriminates against students with disabilities Should students with disabilities get to use vouchers too Should private schools have to accept them Some parents say some private schools aren t taking vouchers from students with disabilities and they are complaining Journalists reported that the parents of children with disabilities in Milwaukee WI US and the American Civil Liberties Union have complained to the US Deaprtment of Justice that a Milwaukee school program permitting parents to choose schools discriminates against students with disabilities According to the complaint the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction DPI and the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program discriminated against students with disabilities and segregated those students in one portion of the publicly funded educational system The statistical basis for the argument is that 1 6 of students in the voucher supported schools have disabilities but nearly 20 of the students in the public schools have disabilities Twenty years ago Wisconsin passed laws creating and DPI began implementing a private school voucher system in the city of Milwaukee The program provides public tax dollars for low income students who live in the city to attend private religious and non sectarian schools at an estimated cost of 130 8 million for the 2010 11 school year In 1990 when the voucher program began it had only seven schools enrolling just 337 students In the last two decades it has grown to include more than 100 schools and now enrolls approximately 20 of the city s students Today nearly 21 000 Milwaukee students attend private schools with these public vouchers Although an average of 83 of the students in voucher schools attend with a tuition voucher and in many private schools all of the students attend on taxpayer funded vouchers the State of Wisconsin asserts that the voucher schools are private schools The state s implementing agency DPI fails to meaningfully enforce anti discrimination laws against these schools as a result the voucher schools tend not to admit or accommodate students with disabilities in a non discriminatory manner

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  • Public Policy | SpedPro | Page 2
    Classification Category 10 Exempt Starting Salary Range 86 340 to 107 924 Unit Professional Development Services Reports to Executive Director Selection Procedure Evaluation of written application materials relevant education experience and references Personal panel interview s of top rated candidates Application Procedure Each candidate must submit a current resume and cover letter to Recruiter Norma Marshall preferably via Email to cecnm att net Voice 336 547 8315 Mailed resumes should be sent to Council for Exceptional Children 1110 North Glebe Road Suite 300 Arlington VA 22201 5704 Persons requesting accommodation during the application process should also contact the Recruiter Application Deadline Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled Visit the CEC Web site at http www cec sped org Download a PDF of the announcement of the position Posted on 11 December 2009 11 December 2009 Author John Lloyd Categories News Positions in orgs Professional development Public Policy Teacher Education Tags education organizations policy Professional development special education Posny congratulated on confirmation The US Senate confirmed Alexa Posny as assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services in the US Department of Education Monday 5 October 2009 US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued a press release congratulating Dr Posny on the confirmation Here s a snippet from the press release Alexa E Posny comes to the department from Kansas where she served as commissioner of education for the state As commissioner Posny was responsible for helping over 450 000 students meet or exceed high academic standards licensing over 45 000 teachers and overseeing a state education budget of more than 4 5 billion Prior to her work as commissioner Posny served as the director of the Office of Special Education Programs OSEP for the U S Department of Education a position in which she assisted state and local efforts to effectively educate all children and youth with disabilities Posny has also served as the Kansas deputy commissioner of education Kansas state director of special education director of special education for the Shawnee Mission School District director of the Curriculum and Instruction Specialty Option as part of the Title I Technical Assistance Center TAC network of TACs across the United States and a senior research associate at Research and Training Associates in Overland Park Kan Posny earned her bachelor s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point a master s degree in behavioral disabilities and a doctorate in educational administration both from the University of Wisconsin in Madison Posny has also served on the Board of Directors for the Chief State School Officers the National Council for Learning Disabilities and chaired the National Assessment Governing Board s Special Education Task Force Posny has also been a teacher at the elementary middle school high school and university levels Link for the full press release Catch coverage by Lisa Fine for On Special Education Posted on 9 October 2009 9 October 2009 Author John Lloyd Categories News Public Policy The Press Tags ED education policy Public Policy special education Posney to OSERS The US President Barack Obama announced that he plans to nominate Alexa E Posny for the position of Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services OSERS in the Department of Education Dr Posny who currently serves as commission of education for the state of Kansas will return to US ED where she previously served as Director in the Office of Special Education Programs OSERS claims its mission is to promote academic excellence enhance educational opportunities and equity for all of America s children and families and to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership technical assistance and financial support In the role of Assistant Secretary for OSERS Ms Posny will oversee policies related to achievement in schools educational improvement and financial assistance for local education agencies The White House press release provided background information about Commissioner Posny Alexa E Posny currently serves as the Commissioner of Education for the state of Kansas As Commissioner she is responsible for helping over 450 000 students meet or exceed high academic standards licensing over 45 000 teachers and overseeing a state education budget of a little over 4 5 billion dollars Prior to this Posny was appointed as the Director of the Office of Special Education Programs OSEP for the U S Department of Education a position in which she assisted state and local efforts to effectively educate all children and youth with disabilities Other positions that Posny has held included the Kansas Deputy Commissioner of Education Kansas State Director of Special Education Director of Special Education for the Shawnee Mission School District Director of the Curriculum and Instruction Specialty Option as part of the Title 1 Technical Assistance Center TAC network of TACs across the United States and a Senior Research Associate at Research and Training Associates in Overland Park KS Posny earned her bachelor s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point a master s degree in behavioral disabilities and a doctorate in educational administration both from the University of Wisconsin Madison Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for the Chief State School Officers the National Council for Learning Disabilities and chairs the National Assessment Governing Board s Special Education Task Force Most importantly she has been a teacher at the elementary middle and high school levels and remains a teacher today serving as adjunct faculty with the University of Kansas Links for The White House press release More information about OSERS Commissioner Posny s background and resume PDFs from Kansas State Department of Education they may go 404 when she moves Posted on 8 July 2009 8 July 2009 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration News Public Policy The Press Tags disability education policy Public Policy special education Do Chicago schools hide special ed students One of the on going concerns about high stakes testing and special education is whether scores of students with disabilities should be included in a school s or local education agency

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  • Public Policy | SpedPro | Page 6
    the applicants to include Reading Mastery on it s list of approved core reading programs d The Reading First administrators recommended to another ED employee that the employee discourage local education agencies from using reading materials that would not pass muster as scientifically based and discouraged others themselves Apparently this was not an appropriate exercise of oversight or monitoring of state and local education agencies compliance with the Reading First process For those who are interested in the composition of the panel a list of the members names and affiliations follows Maria Elena Arguelles Ph D Research Assistant Professor University of Miami Janet Sloand Armstrong Ed D Managing Director Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network Rebecca Barr Ph D Professor of Education National Louis University Donald Bear Ph D Professor of Curriculum Instruction College of Education Director E L Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy University of Nevada Reno Marsha Berger Former Deputy Director of the Educational Issues Department at the American Federation of Teachers Muriel Berkeley President Baltimore Curriculum Project Frances Bessellieu M Ed Director of Reading and Reading Excellence Act Coordinator Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools CMS Pauline Bigby Jenkins Ph D Title I and ESL coordinator for Ann Arbor Public Schools Michigan Reading Association Board of Directors Carmel Borders M A President Tapestry Foundation Presidential Nominee National Institute for Literacy Susan Brady Ph D Professor of Psychology University of Rhode Island Kathleen Brown Ph D Director and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Reading Center in the Graduate School of Education University of Utah Joanne Carlisle Ph D Professor Educational Studies Research Scientist Communicative Disorders Clinic University of Michigan Margaret Carnes R N Managing Director Charlotte Mecklenburg Education Foundation Mary Cirillo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OPCENTER L L C Hudson Ventures Carl Cole Ph D Director of Special Services Bethel School District Anne Cunningham Ph D Associate Professor Graduate School of Education and Director Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education University of California Berkeley Shirley Dickson Director Statewide Curriculum Initiatives and Director of Reading Texas Education Agency Jan Dole Ph D Associate Professor Department of Teaching and Learning University of Utah Rebecca Felton Ph D Educational Consultant Jack Fletcher Ph D Professor Department of Pediatrics and Associate Director of the Center for Academic and Reading Skills at the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Barbara Foorman Ph D Professor and Director of the Center for Academic and Reading Skills Anne Fowler Ph D Senior Scientist Haskins Laboratories Catherine Froggatt R N Michigan State Director The National Right to Read Foundation Alice Furry Ph D Chief Administrative Officer Project Director UCLA Extension Los Angeles Unified School District Governor s Reading Initiative PreK 6 California Professional Development Reading Institutes Norma Garza Director United Way of Southern Cameron County Success by Six Initiative Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Commission Russell Gersten Ph D Professor College of Education and Director Eugene Research Institute University of Oregon Diane Haager Ph D Associate Professor Special Education California State University Los Angeles Susan Hall M B A Consultant International Dyslexia Association Member State of Illinois Reading Committees Karen Harris Ed D Professor Department of Special Education University of Maryland Marlene Henriques Ed D Teacher in Residence in Assessment Development National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Janie Hodge Ph D Associate Professor of Special Education Clemson University Estella Holliday Director South Carolina Reading Initiative and Assistant Director Office of Early Childhood Education South Carolina Department of Education Stephen Hooper Ph D Associate Professor Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Mark Hopper Ph D Vice President Accountability Initiatives Partner and Vice President Henderson Hjermstad Hopper L L C Kathy Howe Academic Collaborative Planner St Croix River Education District Minnesota Dawn Hubbard Miller Ph D Educational Trainer and Consultant Northeast Kansas Education Service Center Joseph Jenkins Ph D Professor Special Education College of Education University of Washington Linda Jenkins Assistant Superintendent for K 12 Curriculum Development and Implementation Bremerton School District Washington Ellin Keene M A Director of Literacy and Professional Development University of Pennsylvania Martin Kozloff Ph D Professor Department of Specialty Studies University of North Carolina Wilmington Sharon Kurns Supervisor Instructional Services Special Education Division Heartland Area Educational Agency Iowa Zoee Larose M A Reading Connections Specialist Alabama State Department of Education John Lloyd Ph D Professor Department of Curriculum Instruction and Special Education and Chief Technology Officer at the Curry School of Education University of Virginia Marie Mancuso Director Arizona Reading Initiative Arizona Department of Education Co chair Arizona Reading Initiative Leadership Advisory Board Robert Marino Baltimore City Public Schools Patricia Mathes Ph D Associate Professor at the Medical School Principal Investigator Center for Academic and Reading Skills University of Texas Houston Michael McKenna Ph D Professor of Education and Coordinator of Graduate Reading Programs Georgia Southern University Leslie McPeak M Ed Director of Literacy and School Support Stanislaus County Office of Education Modesto California Katherine Mitchell Ph D Director Alabama Reading Initiative Alabama Department of Education Darryl Morris Ph D Professor of Language and Reading and Reading Clinic Director Appalachian State University Kelly Mueller M Ed Teacher Jackson Park Elementary School St Louis Missouri Laura Murphy Teacher and Consultant Caroline Novak Co founder and President A Education Foundation Jean Osborn M Ed Consultant Center for the Study of Reading University of Illinois retired Stan Paine Ph D Elementary School Principal Springfield School District Oregon Charles Perfetti Ph D Professor of Psychology and Linguistics and Director of the Laboratory for Reading and Language University of Pittsburgh Kristen Powell Ed D Administrator for School and Community Services Orange County Department of Education California Craig Ramey Ph D Professor and Co director School of Nursing and Health Studies Georgetown University Sally Shaywitz M D Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Yale Center for Learning and Attention Yale University Mary Siano M A Certified ETS Trainer and Associate Developer Educational Testing Service Tim Slocum Ph D Associate Professor Department of Special Education Utah State University Susan Smartt Ph D Reading Specialist

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  • IDA funding research projects | SpedPro
    2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org IDA funding research projects The International Dyslexia Association IDA announced a two pronged effort to promote research about multisensory structured language reading instruction In one part of the effort IDA seeks to raise funds from corporations organizations and interested individuals in support of research efforts essentially it seems IDA is creating a fund that will be used to support research activities In the other part of the effort and a slightly surprisingly candid one IDA is expressly calling for tests of whether multisensory structured language reading instruction is as effective as its supporters presume that it is Why do I say slightly surprisingly candid one In IDA s Multisensory Research Grant Program A Bold and Challenging Initiative Carolyn Cowen explained that well She challenged IDA readers with this case How many times have you uttered the words multisensory structured language reading instruction If you are a long time member of IDA or a seasoned reading and learning disabilities practitioner that mantra or a version thereof has rolled off your tongue countless times If you had a dollar for every time you spoke or wrote those words you would be rich In fact those words and the principles and practices they represent are so ingrained in the IDA community they have earned an acronym MSL reading instruction Meanwhile you probably cheered over the years as scientific evidence mounted in support of reading instruction that explicitly addresses oral and written language components in an integrated systematic and cumulative manner Very likely phrases like evidence based instruction also have become part of your lexicon along with nearly everyone else s in this era of No Child Left Behind Most members of IDA s rank and file probably espouse both mulitisensory structured language instruction and evidence based education particularly for students with dyslexia Steeped in venerable MSL traditions IDA and its members played a role in advancing reading research and in linking it to educational policy As you probably know however there is no substantial body of scientific research supporting the efficacy of the multisensory component in structured language reading instruction If that wasn t enough Ms

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