Category: Dyslexia

Sophia the Bionic Cat by Karolyn Smith

Sophia the Bionic Cat by Karolyn Smith

On behalf of 3 Paws Up, It is my honor to share our story with the readers of the American Dyslexia Association: My name is Karolyn Smith, I am the 2014 Veterans of the Year for the 71st District of California, Author of ‘Sophia the Bionic Cat’, Public Speaker and 3D inventor. I am born […]

12/29/2017 More
Dyslexia, My Gift by Nathan Tabor

Dyslexia, My Gift by Nathan Tabor

I wrote this column to encourage others with dyslexia.  The layout is simple.  The paragraphs without parenthesis are my original words.  The paragraphs with parenthesis are my editor’s corrections. If you aren’t a good writer hire an editor.  You can get a column like this edited for $5-25 dollars.  How? Google “hire an editor” and find a solution that fits your […]

12/18/2017 More
Free app for spelling: FCJ Spelling App

Free app for spelling: FCJ Spelling App

FCJ Spelling is an app designed to help people improve their spelling with a special emphasis on dyslexia. It contains 10 exercises, customizable words, the option of a colour overlay, and a fun word card game.   The app allows teachers to monitor their students results remotely. Once all the students in a class have […]

12/09/2017 More
The daily sex (dyslexia) tips of a writer

The daily sex (dyslexia) tips of a writer

Tobias Stone was diagnosed with Dyslexia when he was 18, having failed to get into university. Thanks to his diagnosis, he was able to go on and complete a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree at two of the world’s top universities. He is currently completing his PhD, after a total of 13 years at […]

12/08/2017 More
Free, dyslexia friendly, science eLearning website totallearn.co.uk

Free, dyslexia friendly, science eLearning website totallearn.co.uk

Studying for exams is a chore for everyone, but made so much more difficult if the text is not accessible to the learner. eLearning has a role to play in helping these students to learn. The website totallearn.co.uk is developing a large number of science eLearning modules to help with study. These are made accessible […]

12/01/2017 More
How to Motivate Students to Write for a Cause

How to Motivate Students to Write for a Cause

How to Motivate Students to Write for a Cause: Getting Nondyslexic & Dyslexic Teens to Write about Health & More Loving to write as she does and knowing that helping students polish their writing skills boosts their confidence, Davis-Kyle, author of the Kindle book, How to Motivate Students to Write for a Cause: Getting Nondyslexic […]

11/05/2017 More
New Dyslexia Extension for Google Chrome to make the web easier

New Dyslexia Extension for Google Chrome to make the web easier

A new browser extension has been launched which adds a number of features to your web browser to make it easier if you have dyslexia. It takes less than 30 seconds to install and then you can customize the features you would like in the extension, it offers: * Ability to read paragraphs to you […]

06/02/2016 More
How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children?

How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children?

A learning disability is a lifelong neurological condition that affects the way a person receives and processes information in their brain. In addition to making it tougher to succeed in the classroom, having a learning disability can also affect your social life. There are more than 4.6 million Americans that have a learning disability, and […]

05/17/2016 More
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