Office ADA, Author at American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/author/dyslexics/ We can help! Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:04:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/www.dyslexia.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/adalogo500.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Office ADA, Author at American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/author/dyslexics/ 32 32 103883047 Six facts about dyslexia https://www.dyslexia.me/six-facts-about-dyslexia/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2713 1 in 5 people is affected by dyslexia According to the International Federation of Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Associations, 1 in 5 people are affected by dyslexia. This is a learning difference that affects an individual’s ability to read and spell words. Dyslexia affects more males than females You may have heard that dyslexia affects more […]

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Nearly 600 Cloze tests https://www.dyslexia.me/close-to-600-cloze-tests/ Thu, 15 Sep 2022 18:31:00 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2475 On Cloze-test.com we currently have almost 600 Cloze tests to solve. As always – there are no ads and no tracking. Please feel free to use them for school or at home. What is a cloze test? A cloze test is a test in which one is asked to supply words that have been removed […]

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Advent Calendar 2021 https://www.dyslexia.me/advent-calendar-2021/ https://www.dyslexia.me/advent-calendar-2021/#comments Mon, 22 Nov 2021 05:53:00 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2231 Soon it is Christmas again. The scent of (homemade) cookies and pine boughs fills the houses. Children are getting excited and are wondering what Santa will bring. To shorten the waiting time, we created an advent calendar. Every day a little Christmas quiz. HAVE FUN! The first door opens on the 1st of December

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When the “Different” Learner Meets Cursive https://www.dyslexia.me/when-the-different-learner-meets-cursive/ https://www.dyslexia.me/when-the-different-learner-meets-cursive/#comments Fri, 07 May 2021 00:09:15 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2394 by Kate Gladstone, author of READ CURSIVE FAST Most folks today don’t write in cursive. Some people never even pick up a pen or pencil. Writing in cursive has become rare — yet reading cursive remains an important life skill, whenever: family members still use cursive, or even send greeting cards that use cursive fonts: […]

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Finding Solutions to a Serious National Problem https://www.dyslexia.me/finding-solutions-to-a-serious-national-problem/ Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:17:21 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2352  “Half of the incoming freshmen at our business schools are now being required to take a basic course in writing because they cannot write a presentable letter or report or proposal.” When David McCullough, twice Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, learned of this situation, he called it “a serious […]

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Opera Singer Keith Harris Discusses Life with Dyslexia in Online Event on March 4 2021 https://www.dyslexia.me/opera-singer-keith-harris-discusses-life-with-dyslexia-in-online-event-on-march-4-2021/ Sun, 28 Feb 2021 21:38:50 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2324 Putney, VT— The Landmark College Center for Neurodiversity will host an online discussion with opera singer Keith Harris on Thursday, March 4 2021 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.   Harris’s presentation, entitled “The Gift of Dyslexia,” combines music with a message of inspiration and hope that draws from his 2019 book, The Odds Against: Finding the […]

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Happy Holidays – Merry Christmas 2020 https://www.dyslexia.me/happy-holidays-merry-christmas-2020/ Sun, 20 Dec 2020 13:13:04 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2256 The post Happy Holidays – Merry Christmas 2020 appeared first on American Dyslexia Association.

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Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia https://www.dyslexia.me/show-me-the-way-a-guide-for-adults-with-dyslexia/ Thu, 06 Aug 2020 09:34:35 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=248 How to help adults with writing, reading or calculating problems. This new brochure from the American Dyslexia Association shows the way for adult dyslexics. Essay by Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller Open publication

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Mathe4matic Card Game https://www.dyslexia.me/mathe4matic-com/ Wed, 17 Jun 2020 02:28:11 +0000 http://www.american-dyslexia-association.com/wordpress/?p=47 Mathe4matic is a unique card game which was first introduced in May 2009. What makes the cards particularly unique is the idea of having 3D representations of numbers alongside similar 3D representations of quantities. Produced by the renowned Viennese playing card firm ‘Piatnik’, the cards use fun games to help in the learning of figures, quantities […]

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The Easy Reading Card – Easier Reading with System! https://www.dyslexia.me/learning-to-read-with-an-easy-reading-card/ Thu, 30 Apr 2020 01:34:53 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=376 Reading is the key to success. Anyone who reads well and who understands what has been read automatically learns the rules of correct spelling. Precise, accurate reading is a prerequisite for writing and learning. The specific design for children of the Easy Reading Card makes reading easy and fun. Scientific studies have shown that a […]

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