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Welcome to the Dyslexia Website! This page provides the information necessary to help you make the best decisions for your child with regards to characteristics of dyslexia and the interventions/accommodations that should be provided for your child. Our goal is that this website will be the resource you need to locate the information you are seeking about Dyslexia and create communication and collaboration between the campus, parents, and the district program.
If you have any questions, suggestions or comments, you can contact the program office at (915) 369-3741.
Sierra Blanca, ISD
What does Dyslexia mean?
The International Dyslexia Association defines dyslexia in the following way:
It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and / or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.
By now, you've had some time to get to know your students and you may have some concerns regarding their reading, spelling, and/or writing. We have attached a copy of the clues to dyslexia in case you may have some concerns regarding a student. You can also find more information on the referral process for dyslexia testing on our Sierra Blanca ISD Website under Dyslexia. Please feel free to send us an email, text or call us if you need additional information on dyslexia, or the referral process.
Additional Information on dyslexia can be found at this website: https://www.region10.org/r10website/assets/File/Dyslexia%20Brochure_Eng2014(1).pdf