iBook Archives - American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/category/ibook-2/ We can help! Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:08:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/www.dyslexia.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/adalogo500.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 iBook Archives - American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/category/ibook-2/ 32 32 103883047 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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Feeling Smarter and Smarter: Discovering the Inner-Ear Origins and Treatment for Dyslexia/LD, ADD/ADHD, and Phobias/Anxiety by Harold N. Levinson, MD https://www.dyslexia.me/feeling-smarter-and-smarter-discovering-the-inner-ear-origins-and-treatment-for-dyslexia-ld-add-adhd-and-phobias-anxiety-by-harold-n-levinson-md/ Sat, 12 Oct 2019 21:23:25 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1954 In this groundbreaking book written for both lay and professional readers, Dr. Harold Levinson, a renowned psychiatrist and clinical researcher, provides his long-awaited follow-up work about truly understanding and successfully treating children and adults with many and diverse dyslexia-related disorders such as those found on the cover. This fascinating, life-changing title is primarily about helping […]

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Puka Dyslexic Chat with Jamie Oliver by Sam Milton https://www.dyslexia.me/puka-dyslexic-chat-with-jamie-oliver-by-sam-milton/ Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:54:52 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1917 It was about three years ago when I started doing my dyslexic blogs and pod casts with comedian Mark Simmons. For me at the time it did not matter whether people read or listened to it (other than my mum of course) because I was just doing it for me. I guess it was a […]

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Two Blind Mice – In A Squeaky Drawer by Robert Z. Hicks https://www.dyslexia.me/two-blind-mice-in-a-squeaky-drawer-by-robert-z-hicks/ Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:20:18 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1881 Mouse in the Manger was illustrated and formatted by Ashley Otis.  She incorporated the following elements that would be appropriate for children, and make it easier for them to read: Colored font that is simple and enlarged.  Arial font is a good choice. The lines should be spaced apart, so the eye tracks on each line. […]

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The Trail of the Dragon by Robert Z. Hicks https://www.dyslexia.me/the-trail-of-the-dragon-by-robert-z-hicks/ Sat, 14 Jul 2018 08:31:05 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1856 My children’s rhyming story picture book, Danny the Dragon, was at the Page Design department of my publisher when I picked up the Winter Bulletin of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. (SCBWI) An article by Dr. Theodore Cohen PhD, “Are Authors Giving Up On 20% of Their Readers?” caught my attention. Dr. […]

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Can Rhyming Help Children Learn to Read Better? by Robert Z Hicks https://www.dyslexia.me/can-rhyming-help-children-learn-to-read-better-by-robert-z-hicks/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:53:53 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1843 Robert Z Hicks, known as “Mr. Bob” is an award winning author and publisher of children’s rhyming picture books.  Coming from a career of teaching college, how did you get started writing children’s books?  Had you always dreamed of someday writing children’s books?No, it never occurred to me to write children’s books.  I thought I was retired after […]

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Children’s Book “The Uncooperative Flying Carpet” by Michele Clark McConnochie to Raise Funds for American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/childrens-book-the-uncooperative-flying-carpet-by-michele-clark-mcconnochie-to-raise-funds-for-american-dyslexia-association/ Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:17:27 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1834 Michele Clark McConnochie is not dyslexic; nor does she have a loved-one who is dyslexic. What she is, is a teacher and children’s author who passionately believes that all young people are entitled to books with stories that they love and characters that they can identify with. Growing up in Europe, she was a bookworm […]

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Are Authors Giving Up On 20% Of Their Readers? by Theodore Jerome Cohen, PhD https://www.dyslexia.me/authors-giving-20-readers-theodore-jerome-cohen/ Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:57:05 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1808 I DON’T KNOW of any industry that purposely would give up 20% of its potential markets without a fight. Yet, mistakes we make in the selection of typefaces, formats, and backgrounds can indeed have that effect. What I am speaking of is the fact that one in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has […]

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Sophia the Bionic Cat by Karolyn Smith https://www.dyslexia.me/sophia-bionic-cat-karolyn-smith/ Fri, 29 Dec 2017 21:22:21 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1790 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 […]

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The daily sex (dyslexia) tips of a writer https://www.dyslexia.me/daily-sex-dyslexia-tips-writer/ Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:09:37 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1764 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 […]

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