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Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

09/16/2020 | By More
Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

by Rossie Stone MY NAME IS ROSSIE STONE. WHAT HAPPENED TO ME IN HIGH SCHOOL CHANGED ME FOREVER. All my way through school I struggled with processing information through words, both spoken and written. Listening to the teacher was really hard, as was following and remembering information from books.  After being at the bottom of […]

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Confessions of a Parent of Two Dyslexics

09/15/2020 | By More
Confessions of a Parent of Two Dyslexics

By Barbara Pearce Barbara in blue, with husband Norm, and children, Hope and Bradley   I am the last person anyone would go to for information about dyslexia.  I grew up as the classic bookworm. My goal was to read every book in my town library, and, from the piles of books I checked out […]

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Pigsy

09/09/2020 | By More
Pigsy

Pigsy tells the story of an artist who struggled for his whole life with severe dyslexia. His school days were defined by the frustration of trying to make sense of the words in front of him. His teachers kicked him out of class, held him back for extra lessons after school, and had him repeat […]

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The Gift of Being a Dyslexic Teacher

09/05/2020 | By More
The Gift of Being a Dyslexic Teacher

A dyslexic teacher can be more attentive in the classroom, sensitive to struggling students and modelling how to compensate for this spectrum disorder. By Matthew James Friday Dyslexia creates suffering for many students, but you rarely hear of teachers admitting to having it. Are teachers really still required, in the 21st century, to be models of […]

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Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development

09/01/2020 | By More
Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development

Rich experiences—from play to the arts and relationships—fundamentally shape a young child’s development. By Rishi Sriram June 24, 2020 When Albert Einstein was a child, few people—if any—anticipated the remarkable contributions he would make to science. His language development was delayed, worrying his parents to the point of consulting a doctor. His sister once confessed that Einstein “had […]

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Password Research/Interview Dyslexics

08/29/2020 | By More
Password Research/Interview Dyslexics

The School of Design and Informatics in Scotland is carrying out a study on how dyslexics cope with the demands of using passwords.  If interested in being a part of this study, contact them by the email or website listed in the ad below.

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Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

08/27/2020 | By More
Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

The authors, Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller and Dr. Livia R. Pailer-Duller, describe in this publication the necessity of intervention at the educational-didactic level, which is of preeminent importance for success in the training of people who have problems with reading, writing, or calculating. Information on ordering is found here: https://www.dyslexia-dyscalculia.com/ Available in English, German, and Spanish. Download PDF-Excerpt! […]

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MIT Professor Catherine Drennan on Her Dyslexia and Its Advantages

08/24/2020 | By More
MIT Professor Catherine Drennan on Her Dyslexia and Its Advantages

http://DyslexicAdvantage.org “Don’t listen to what anyone tells you what you can or cannot do…there is no dyslexia ceiling. Doesn’t exist unless you create it in your own mind.” – MIT Professor of Chemistry and Biology Catherine Drennan, PhD. Dr Drennan also shares how she is able to read molecular spatial configurations like how she learned […]

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Dyslexia Is Done

08/17/2020 | By More
Dyslexia Is Done

For over 100 years, dyslexia has had a good run. It’s caused heartache, misery and frustration for millions. That’s over now. A fifth independent study has once again proven that dyslexics can become better readers than non-dyslexics. It takes between 20 and 40 hours of practice with a method called “Eye-Hop.” The Eye-Hop exercises are […]

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Lexilens, Overcoming Dyslexia

08/17/2020 | By More
Lexilens, Overcoming Dyslexia

Abeye, a French healthtech startup has developed Lexilens, a revolutionary reading aid for dyslexics. This new product is based on science and provides instantaneous effect to dyslexic readers. It was awarded several prizes among which the CES innovation award at Las Vegas in 2020 and Silmo Gold award (health & vision category). It will be […]

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