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Pen Argyl sees signs of success in elementary reading program based on research on dyslexia / The Morning Call


PBIDA Board members Kathy Hartos and Daphne Uliana were instrumental in working with the Department of Transportation to provide an  audio version of the drivers manual for children who struggle to read.

Parents of children with dyslexia win battle to get audio version of drivers manual | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NPR Series:  Unlocking Dyslexia- November 29, 2016

Part 1:  Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It

Part 2:  How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain


Pennsylvania's First Charter School Serving Students with Dyslexia Set to Open


Timothy Odegard, Ph.D., is a cognitive psychologist with expertise in learning and memory. He currently holds the Murfree Chair of Excellence in Dyslexia study and is a professor of psychology at Middle Tennessee State University where he runs the Tennessee Center for the Research and Treatment of Dyslexia. Previously, Dr. Odegard was the Director of Research and Evaluation at Wilson Language Training. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas and his postdoctoral training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.  Click on the link below to hear his 9 minute Overview of Dyslexia.


20 percent of school-aged children in the United State are impacted by dyslexia or similar language-based disorders. Because it’s an invisible disability, dyslexia is difficult to diagnose, especially in young children. New research suggests early detection could be key in ensuring these students receive the services they need to succeed. We’ll ask Pittsburgh Region Chair Christine Seppi and board member Daphne Uliana of the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association about new pilot programs and legislature moving through the Commonwealth. The annual conference is being held next week in Pittsburgh.  Click the link below to listen to the discussion:

In Memoriam
Katherine (Kit) Gordon-Clark


Connor's story

This speech was given by Corry Miller
Dyslexia Awareness Day in Harrisburg, PA
October 21, 2015


Teachers Aren’t Dumb

The New York Times
SEPT. 8, 2015