cross posted at Academic Remediation
This should be exciting news for anyone interested in reading acquisition, school success --even the achievement gap.
There are two needs here:
- Additional sources of funding
- Researchers with a background of evaluating reading instruction
The International Dyslexia Association will be awarding multiple $20,000 grants to evaluate the effectiveness of multi-sensory, structured, language instruction (MSL). While MSL has had decades of success, there has been very little replicated research to point to.