Celebrating Neurodiversity and Fighting for Educational Equality in 2021

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   This graphic design, Neurodiversity Awareness, will represent the theme of Neurodiversity for this blog during 2021. The artist is Tara Vasanth, a student at The College William and Mary. View more of Tara’s artwork at Taravasanth.com and her gallery page. Tara writes: “It was a pleasure to illustrate an … Read more Celebrating Neurodiversity and Fighting for Educational Equality in 2021

The Long, Difficult, and Expensive Battle for Dyslexia Educational Support Services, Even for a Lawyer Experienced in the Field

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   Part Four of a Four-Part Series on Dyslexia   Spoiler Alert: This Mother/Lawyer won a significant victory for Washington state students. Question: Could that give this Mom leverage to get her own child-appropriate and timely services? This mother has worked as an attorney on disability education issues for over … Read more The Long, Difficult, and Expensive Battle for Dyslexia Educational Support Services, Even for a Lawyer Experienced in the Field

Fighting for Special Education Services for Dyslexia

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   Olivia Handman, Master of Arts in Policy Studies, Summer 2020 University of Washington Bothell Part Three of a Four-Part Series on Dyslexia   Olivia’s Own Path Through King County Schools: Fighting for Special Education Services for Dyslexia In my last blog post, Olivia Handman informed us about the findings … Read more Fighting for Special Education Services for Dyslexia