Category: iBook

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
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
FREE Copies of "Renvyle Revisited, an Irish Odyssey" by Chris Stanton

FREE Copies of “Renvyle Revisited, an Irish Odyssey” by Chris Stanton

Our thanks goes out to dyslexic author Chris Stanton, who is giving out 10 FREE copies of his book “Renvyle Revisited, an Irish Odyssey” to download as an Apple Audiobook. E-Mail us at office@american-dyslexia-association.com and claim your FREE copy by February 28th, 2015! Audiobook Description: Your narrator for the adventure is me an American, the […]

02/04/2015 More
Definition and Deflection and Dyslexia by Chris Stanton

Definition and Deflection and Dyslexia by Chris Stanton

What does being a dyslexic mean to someone learning he is one at age 42? Very little, and I am speaking with the exclusive authority of being me. What does it mean to a lad having so much trouble learning to read that a private school kicked him out, but then a public school teacher […]

01/22/2015 More
The Busy English Teacher’s Fun Activities & Exercises for Pre-Teens: Grammar Mind Maps, Fitness Games & More

The Busy English Teacher’s Fun Activities & Exercises for Pre-Teens: Grammar Mind Maps, Fitness Games & More

Until now most grammar books have offered perfect—but oftentimes negative— examples to illustrate the parts of speech, grammatical constructions, and also the mechanics of capitalization and punctuation or “word-traffic controls” as Davis-Kyle calls them. Educators, parents, and grandparents will find the supplemental text The Busy English Teacher’s Fun Activities & Exercises for Pre-Teens brimming with […]

01/19/2015 More
If the Walls Could Speak By Deirdre M. Silvestri

If the Walls Could Speak By Deirdre M. Silvestri

It’s a beautiful, clear spring day, and soon the cherry blossoms will fall from the trees and blanket the ground like snow. This season promises to be extraordinary, but it won’t be the same without Da, who passed away at Christmastime. Finn O’Brine stares out the window, taking it all in. He can’t believe his […]

12/13/2014 More