April 3, 2017

Can we say “dyslexia”?

  Dyslexia?  “Oh no no. We don’t say that.”   In Part 4 of her Unlocking Dyslexia series on NPR’s All Things Considered,  Gabrielle Emanuel explored the …

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Selecting a Treatment Approach

Parents of children with language processing difficulties often have trouble sorting out the sometimes fantastic claims made by companies selling various products and programs for …

Creativity and Dyslexia

Dyslexics struggle with reading, writing, and spelling but they often excel in other areas. Many dyslexics gravitate towards to arts and prove to be very …

Dyslexia Series on NPR News: Part 2

A new NPR radio series, “Unlocking Dyslexia”, sheds some light on the most common learning disability in America that is still a mystery to most. …

Dyslexia Series on NPR News: Part 1

A new NPR radio series, “Unlocking Dyslexia”, sheds some light on the most common learning disability in America that is still a mystery to most. …

Kids Supporting Kids with Dyslexia

Dyslexiaville’s first web series, The Super d! Show, created for and by kids with dyslexia and other learning differences is now available on YouTube. The …

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 …

October 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

AAP Changes Screen Time Recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics has lifted their recommended ban on screen time for children under 2 years of age. More importantly, they have researched the effects …

Why Schools Don’t Do Dyslexia Intervention

Unfortunately, the public school system often denies and delays any identification or treatment for dyslexic students. In this post, we will explore the reasons why …

Sight Word Practice Tips for Parents

Lots of the top 100 most frequently used words in English have at least one irregular spelling element.  These words are not only common words …

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 20, 2016 in Blog-Posts, Schools and Dyslexia

Children Lack Social Skills

Nearly four in five senior primary school staff in the U.K. are worried about their young student’s social skills and speech problems, according to a …