Category: Dyslexia

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
Learning Without Reading: Extreme Dyslexia. By Casey M Tate

Learning Without Reading: Extreme Dyslexia. By Casey M Tate

I’m living in a non-reading and writing world. This Book of Pages of words are a snapshot in time of my way of dealing with not reading. These words reflect highlights in my life and disappointments. Everything I learned in life is based on experiences and watching people. Voice recognition with Apple Page, allows me […]

09/13/2015 More
"I Wonder What it's Like to be Dyslexic II" by Sam Barclay

“I Wonder What it’s Like to be Dyslexic II” by Sam Barclay

“I Wonder What it’s Like to be Dyslexic II” by Sam Barclay This book aims to provide the reader with a beautiful, design led experience of what it feels like to struggle with reading and is packed full with typographic experiments along with facts about typography, language and dyslexia. People all over the world struggle […]

09/02/2015 More
A message from Tomos Roberts, Author of "The Horse Lord" and "Rose’s Story"

A message from Tomos Roberts, Author of “The Horse Lord” and “Rose’s Story”

I was diagnosed with dyslexia, aged 7. It was my mother who noticed it to start off as I had been able to get past my lack of reading by memorising books from people reading them to me. The big issue at this time was reading which I found incredibly hard and that meant my […]

08/28/2015 More
Can Print-on-Demand (POD) Publishing Mean More Books for Readers with Dyslexia?

Can Print-on-Demand (POD) Publishing Mean More Books for Readers with Dyslexia?

By Theodore J. Cohen, PhD (aka ‘Alyssa Devine’) Award-Winning Author of The Hypnotist Anyone who’s self-published a book in the last ten years (or more), or who has ordered a book from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, or Kobo, among other online retailers, is probably familiar with the term print-on-demand, or POD, publishing. Simply put, […]

07/16/2015 More
How to Inspire Students to Write By Linda Davis-Kyle

How to Inspire Students to Write By Linda Davis-Kyle

HOW TO INSPIRE STUDENTS TO WRITE By Linda Davis-Kyle As a youth, Lisa Shontea Nichols (b.d. May 18, 1966) endured from her speech teacher the words, “Miss Nichols, you should never speak in public” and from her composition teacher, “Miss Nichols, you’re the weakest writer I ever met in my entire life.” 1 Rising above […]

07/02/2015 More
Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking middle school students for study

Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking middle school students for study

Dear parent(s)/guardian(s), My name is Courtney Pollack and I’m a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. I am currently seeking middle school students who live in the Boston area to participate in a study on arithmetic and the brain. If your child struggles in both math and reading, he or she may […]

06/29/2015 More
Should you homeschool your dyslexic child? by Catherine Attia

Should you homeschool your dyslexic child? by Catherine Attia

For many, homeschooling is basically a day at home. You could be doing homework during the day and watching TV during lunch. Whether it is doing school work during the week or weekend, homeschooling gives you opportunities that you don’t have in public school. It is time to spend with your family, get your school […]

06/02/2015 More
TextProject, reading, reading comprehension, free, parents, teachers, tutors, dyslexia

TextProject – Free reading texts for teachers, students, tutors, and parents

TextProject is a website with high-quality student texts and teacher guides that are all available for free download. Text for students, vocabulary lessons and lists, professional development modules and videos – TextProject provides a world of open-access resources for teachers, teacher educators, parents, tutors, and students. Some examples of the resources you’ll find: BeginningReads™ TextProject’s […]

05/18/2015 More
What is dyslexia, dyslexia, reading, writing, brain, creativity

What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of […]

03/11/2015 More