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Carla Rayacich, founder of Athena Academy, demonstrates one of the school's main teaching tools for dyslexic students -- spelling out words with clay and creating a clay model to help students remember an abstract word's meaning. Here, she has spelled out the word "the" and created a sculpture of a boy, pointing at "the" ball. Dyslexic students more easily understand images, while struggling with abstract symbols and words. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.