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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 …

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 …

Facilitate Growth From Frustration

Mistakes can cause frustration for your child, but they can also be used to teach your child to process frustration in a healthy way. It …

Differences in the Dyslexic Brain

It is important to remember that Dyslexia is a neurobiological disorder which means the issues are located inside the brain. Common misconceptions about the cause …

Assistive Technology and Dyslexia

Assistive technology is used by individuals with disabilities to make accomplishing day to day tasks easier. Examples of AT include wheelchairs, eyeglasses, Braille printers, and …

Teaching Dyslexic Students: A Guide

Unfortunately, public school educators are usually overwhelmed with the amount of children in their class so they cannot take the time to alter their techniques …

The Importance of Structured Literacy

Twenty percent of school-aged children have dyslexia. Unfortunately, this disorder often goes unidentified, misdiagnosed, or even ignored by the public school system. As a result, …

Dyslexia Benefits in the Workplace

Many regard dyslexia as a disability, however, learning disability experts Brock and Fernette Eide present an argument that dyslexia is simply an alternative way that …

The Simple View of Reading

It seems as though there is a plethora of reading problems one could be affected by, but through extensive research, Wesley Hoover who wrote the …

How to Explain Your Child’s Dyslexia Diagnosis

 When your child is diagnosed with dyslexia, you may be at a loss for words– especially when it comes to communicating this to them. You …

February 5, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts

Famous Dyslexics: Entertainment

It’s more probable you’ll be a diagnosed dyslexic than a famous actor or actress. For even the most talented entertainers, the odds of becoming a …

Famous Dyslexics: Sports

Dyslexics can often thrive on the court or field more than they do in the classroom. For students that fall behind in the classroom, sports …