Category Archives: Dyslexia Facts

November 10, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts, Uncategorized

Changes to Federal Disability Law

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a final rule to amend its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations in order to incorporate the …

Who is Qualified to Make a Dyslexia Diagnosis?

You may be concerned that your child is dyslexic. But who is qualified to make a dyslexia diagnosis? The school may be telling you one …

Are Dyslexia Fonts Helpful?

We don’t know yet. They may be, but they also may not. There are some sites that will let you download them for free but …

September 19, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts, Schools and Dyslexia

Healthy Routines for Your Child

It can be hard to get back into the school year routine when summer comes to a close. Your children may get used to the …

5 Incorrect Labels for Dyslexia

If your child is diagnosed or shows signs of dyslexia, there is a huge possibility that you will hear terms that are completely incorrect to …

The Case for Audiobooks

Some people will argue that listening to a book does not have the same benefits as reading it yourself. That is true, but just because …

Dyslexic Advantage in Entrepreneurship

Dyslexics tend to go through life unconventionally. They have to come up with alternative routes to garner successful results– and often by themselves. They regularly …

The Problem(s) With Reading Recovery

Reading Recovery® is a strategy that has been praised by schools around the world and is currently being used in 10,000 elementary schools in the …

Brain Training and the Placebo Effect

What if you could simply play games to improve your brain? Well, that’s what the brain training industry is suggesting people do and people are …

Five Must-Read Books for Dyslexics and Their Parents

Everyone needs a role model who shares similar struggles, even if they are fictional characters. The following five books revolve around a dyslexic character who …

Right-Brain, Left-Brain is a Myth

Some sources will say that personality and learning style differ according to what side of your brain is dominant– well that is a myth. This …

Building the Literacy Staircase

A pattern of hard work followed by disappointing results and limited progress can naturally lead struggling readers and writers to the conclusion that they “just …