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New App: The Sounding Out Machine

New App: The Sounding Out Machine

I remember sitting with a student some years ago, a student who has dyslexia. I was coaching her in using her index card to figure out a difficult word. She grew increasingly frustrated, and finally told me, “Mr. Cort, I’m trying to use my card, but when I look at the page it just looks […]

01/26/2016 More
Wisconsin Institute for Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia endorses special paperback edition of The Hypnotist

Wisconsin Institute for Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia endorses special paperback edition of The Hypnotist

“As a dyslexic, the typeface used in the special paperback edition of this book [OpenDyslexicAlta] assisted me with the tracking issues I have and made this a much more positive reading experience. The Hypnotist is a ‘must read,’ dyslexic or not.” Ervin Carpenter, Executive Director of WILDD When Tom Lassiter hypnotized his friend Amanda Wilcox, […]

01/21/2016 More
New app "Echo Word" reads text back to you

New app “Echo Word” reads text back to you

Echo Word was made by someone with dyslexia to help with day to day life, and would like to help all dyslexic and non dyslexic alike, in a world with words. Hello, my name is Paul and I struggled with dyslexia for years, so I made this app for myself, but had friends tell me […]

01/20/2016 More
British singer/songwriter Jonathan Taylor wins Akademia Music Award for 9/11 memorial song

British singer/songwriter Jonathan Taylor wins Akademia Music Award for 9/11 memorial song

Jonathan Taylor, known as ‘Odd Jonathan’ due to his profound dyslexia and learning difficulties has been awarded the prestigious ‘Best Folk Song December 2015’ by top record industry executives of the Akademia Awards, Los Angeles, with the comment that judges considered it to be: “Odd Jonathan, despite the name, offers one of the most lucid […]

12/16/2015 More
Get your FREE Special Edition of “The Hypnotist” by Alyssa Devine Released for Readers with Dyslexia

Get your FREE Special Edition of “The Hypnotist” by Alyssa Devine Released for Readers with Dyslexia

Theodore Jerome Cohen (aka ‘Alyssa Devine’) is giving away a FREE hardcopy of his book “The Hypnotist” in the special edition for readers with dyslexia to one lucky reader of ADA’s blog. You can find out more about the book here: Special Edition of “The Hypnotist” by Alyssa Devine Released for Readers with Dyslexia If […]

12/05/2015 More
Christmas calender, christmas, dyslexia, dyscalculia, worksheets, free worksheets

Christmas calender 2015

Soon it is Christmas again. The scent of cookies and pine boughs fills the houses. Children are getting excited and wondering what Santa will bring. To shorten the waiting time, we created a christmas calendar. Every day you can download a worksheet that trains visual and spatial perception. Waiting for Christmas has never been easier! […]

11/29/2015 More
My story and that of many mothers by SANDHYA P.R. B.A., LL.B., M.B.A., DIRECTOR, TRAVANCORE NATIONAL SCHOOL

My story and that of many mothers by SANDHYA P.R. B.A., LL.B., M.B.A., DIRECTOR, TRAVANCORE NATIONAL SCHOOL

This is the account of a lonely and tiring journey that I set myself on some years ago for my son Tejas, and for other similar children and their hapless mothers. Tejas was diagnosed as dyslexic some years ago. Even before that shocking diagnosis came and shattered our lives; his every day in school was […]

11/10/2015 More
Special Edition of "The Hypnotist" by Alyssa Devine Released  for Readers with Dyslexia

Special Edition of “The Hypnotist” by Alyssa Devine Released for Readers with Dyslexia

When Tom Lassiter hypnotized his friend Amanda Wilcox, the last thing he thought she would reveal were an abduction and murder that took place 25 years earlier. But who were the murderers, and why did Amanda and Tom have them to fear now? “A great story . . . entertaining, fresh, and crisp, even fascinating […]

10/13/2015 More
'Hidden disability'? For one in five people! by Theodore J. Cohen, Ph.D.

‘Hidden disability’? For one in five people! by Theodore J. Cohen, Ph.D.

Can you read this? Some people can, but not without considerable difficulty. The text above was rendered in a typeface developed by British designer Daniel Britton. He wanted to recreate for non-dyslexic readers the frustration and embarrassment people with dyslexia experience when they attempt to read newspapers, books, and other literature most of us are […]

10/09/2015 More
Share Your Story - Scholarship Opportunity for Dyslexic Students

Share Your Story – Scholarship Opportunity for Dyslexic Students

October kicks off Dyslexia Awareness Month and Hanlon Law is offering a $2,000 scholarship opportunity for both perspective and current college students with dyslexia. After his son was diagnosed with dyslexia, Will Hanlon became dedicated to raising awareness for this learning disability. Overcoming the obstacles created by dyslexia can lead to tremendous accomplishments never thought […]

10/07/2015 More