Dyslexia Services

  • Houston ISD Invites you to Celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Night at the Health Museum  

    Join members of HISD’s dyslexia team for this special night at Houston’s health museum. An exhibition titled “Beautiful Minds: Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage” explores the successes of those who think outside the box when faced with the challenges of dyslexia. Learn about some of the tools and resources for diagnosis and pathways to success as experienced by various members of HISD and the local community. There will be an opportunity to see a movie “MiCal” and watch a previously recorded panel on dyslexia featuring HISD Superintendent Millard House.

    Register to attend HISD Dyslexia Night at the Health Museum on October 20th

    Únase a los miembros del equipo de dislexia de HISD en esta noche especial en el museo de la salud de Houston. Una exposición titulada “Mentes hermosas: dislexia y la ventaja creativa”, explora los éxitos de quienes piensan fuera de la caja cuando se enfrentan a los desafíos de la dislexia. Conozca algunas de las herramientas y recursos para el diagnóstico y los caminos hacia el éxito según lo experimentado por varios miembros de HISD y la comunidad local. Habrá la oportunidad de ver una película “MiCal” y ver un panel previamente grabado sobre la dislexia con el superintendente de HISD, Millard House.

    Registrese para asistir la Noche de Dislexia en el Museo de la Salud el 20 de octubre


     

  • Mastering the ability to read, spell, and write is fundamental to achieving academic success. Students with dyslexia struggle with those skills despite receiving the same classroom instruction that benefits most students and having adequate intelligence.   
     
    The Houston Independent School District is committed to providing students identified with dyslexia with instruction that is individualized, intensive, and includes phonetic methods and a variety of writing and spelling components as outlined in the Texas Education Agency’s Dyslexia Handbook.
     

Dyslexia Resources

  • Dyslexia Definition

  • Dyslexia Characteristics

  • Instructional Components

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  • Books About Dyslexia

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