George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dana Blackaby

Dyslexia Specialist

Dana Blackaby is a dyslexia specialist whose goal is to empower students by instilling confidence, skills, and hope in students with learning differences. She currently resides in the Dallas–Fort Worth area, where she teaches K–12 students with dyslexia. Dana’s students have finished in the top 10 in two nationwide reading competitions and have been featured in multiple news outlets via newspapers, Twitter, Facebook, and the Dallas–Fort Worth ABC affiliate, WFAA. In addition, several of her students are a part of a tech crew that travels from school to school providing training on assistive technology for teachers and administrators in their district. Dana holds a master’s degree in education. She is married and mother of three amazing children.

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  • Assistive Technology

    The Benefits of Ear-Reading

    A dyslexia specialist discusses the assistive technologies she uses to help students with dyslexia make gains in reading.