US News & World Report | What Parents Need to Know About Testing for Dyslexia in Schools

In this US News & World Report piece by Heidi Borst, David Flink joins other experts to share what parents need to know about dyslexia testing in schools.

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The main idea to take away is that your student isn't broken and doesn't need fixing, they just learn differently, Flink says. “The second thing to remember is that they are not alone … knowing 1 in 5 of their peers are experiencing the same thing right next to them provides the sense of community.” Understanding how they best learn is also powerful and can promote self-esteem and self-advocacy, Flink says. “Early testing and identification of students' learning differences can ensure that they have the accommodations they need to build a roadmap to success,” he says.

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