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Identifying and Teaching Students With Significant Reading Problems
Drs. Sharon Vaughn and Jack M. Fletcher offer a sobering review of what is known about how to help struggling readers.
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New TCLD Research Published
An article by TCLD researchers on evidence-based practices in the treatment of reading disabilities among ELs features in the latest issue of Perspectives on Language and Literacy.
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Helping Your Kid With…
MCPER and TCLD educational experts have created videos to help parents teach their kids at home due to COVID-19.
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Interested in Best Practices for Identification of Students With Dyslexia?
Check out this preprint of an article written by Drs. Jeremy Miciak and Jack Fletcher in Journal of Learning Disabilities.
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A Tribute to Duane Alexander, Former NICHD Director
Dr. G. Reid Lyon remembers the trailblazing and influential scientist and national leader in learning disabilities and dyslexia research.
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Teacher’s Corner: Does Units of Study Align With EBPs?
We discuss the news surrounding a renewed push to ensure early reading instruction is aligned with the science of reading and offer tips for supplementing Units of Study with evidence-based practices.
Jack Fletcher and Sharon Vaughn to Serve on Reading Advisory Committee
TCLD Principal Investigators Jack Fletcher and Sharon Vaughn have been selected to serve on the newly formed statewide Reading Advisory Committee.
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Featured Expert: TCLD’s Jack Fletcher
Learn about dyslexia, early intervention, and more through a series of video interviews conducted by Reading Rockets with TCLD Principal Investigator Jack Fletcher.
University of Houston Receives $10 Million to Support TCLD
An anonymous donor has gifted the University of Houston $10 million to support the Texas Center for Learning Disabilities.
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Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities
Download our new report on the various methods of identification, including recommendations for practice.
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Support for English Learners
View our resources to support reading and multitiered instruction for English learners.
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Education Research Matters: September 2018
This month in Education Research Matters, we examine control engagement during sentence and inhibition tasks in children with reading difficulties.
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We have posted summaries of our completed (2006-2011), and ongoing (2012-2017) research projects in the Researchers section of the site.
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TCLD research is supported in part by grant P50 HD052117 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Dissemination of research-based information about instruction and learning disabilities is supported by several sources. The content disseminated here and in other TCLD products is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NICHD, the National Institutes of Health, or any of our other funding agencies.