Field Trip: Learning to See Dyslexia

Garland Independent School District serves thousands of dyslexic students. Dyslexia is a learning disability that has profound effects on students as they move through high school — so identifying students early on is incredibly helpful. But how do you do that?

In this podcast we find out how Garland ISD is empowering people to work across departments, train teachers to become dyslexia therapists, and help teams working with special education and dyslexic students to work together.

  • What dyslexia looks like, and how dyslexic students experience school
  • How schools can work across teams to better serve dyslexic students
  • Takeaways from seeing dyslexic students thrive after identification and intervention