IRRC Closely Involved in Implementing New Dyslexia Legislation in Iowa

Iowa Reading Research Center

Rachel Spah, mother of a 10-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son, both of whom have dyslexia, had an immediate reaction when new dyslexia legislation was passed and signed into law in June.

Supporting home learning during the pandemic

University of Iowa College of Education 2019-2020 Annual Report

As schools began to close in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Iowa Reading Research Center (IRRC) immediately responded to the growing need for home learning resources.

Kluck and Mechelke Recognized by University of Iowa as Student Employee of the Year Honorees

Iowa Reading Research Center

Karah Kluck, student assistive technology coordinator and Meg Mechelke, lead student writer, were recognized as Student Employee of the Year—Certificate of Distinction recipients.

Gibbs recognized by College of Education for Research Paper

Iowa Reading Research Center

Graduate Student Assistant Anna Gibbs was recognized with a 2021 Graduate Student Research Paper Award honorable mention distinction.

Supporting Your Children’s and Teens’ Home Learning: A Guide for Families

Iowa Reading Research Center

The IRRC’s Supporting Your Children’s and Teen’s Home Learning Guide provides web resources by subject area and for assistive technology use, as well as tips for a successful home learning approach.

Laura VandeBerg: The Woman Behind the Microphone

VERVE Magazine

Laura VandeBerg stands in front of over 69,000 screaming fans every week. That dedication is attributed to only one reason: she is someone who loves the Hawkeyes and wants to tell their stories.