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Making the Impossible Possible with Homeschooling

06/19/2019 | By More
Making the Impossible Possible with Homeschooling

For many dyslexic children the one-size-fits-all approach of traditional classrooms doesn’t work and can leave them feeling frustrated, singled out and upset. This experience can affect the whole family and you may be left feeling helpless with little choice. Homeschooling is an increasingly viable option for many families. While the idea may initially seem daunting, […]

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Sawing through Discrimination against Dyslexics

05/08/2019 | By More
Sawing through Discrimination against Dyslexics

With greater understanding of the turbulent nature of dyslexia, the tangled chains of prejudice that some nondyslexics sometimes harbor, unconsciously or consciously, against dyslexics can be sawed through and disentangled to free both groups to be the best they can be. Thomas Ellison at Work. Photo © Linda Davis-Kyle. Sawing through prejudice is as difficult […]

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SuperReading Course for Dyslexic Readers by Ron Cole

04/18/2019 | By More
SuperReading Course for Dyslexic Readers by Ron Cole

The SuperReading course is the most powerful, life-changing experience for dyslexic readers. This program takes a revolutionary approach to solving the issues around dyslexia, which have stubbornly eluded effective resolution since the 1870s. Ironically, the course was not developed with dyslexics in mind at all. It was created to help engineers, developers and hi-tech managers […]

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KAZ Type’s SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software receives recognition by judges at the BETT Educational Show, London

04/10/2019 | By More
KAZ Type’s SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software receives recognition by judges at the BETT Educational Show, London

KAZ Type Limited’s SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software (also known as their Neurodiverse Edition) was shortlisted as a BETT Awards 2019 Finalist for the Special Educational Needs Solutions Sector. The aim of the award was to reward products that make a distinct contribution to supporting learners with special educational needs. With regard to dyslexia, the judges were […]

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Dyslexia, Bilingualism, and Learning a Second Language by Francois Grosjean, Ph.D.

03/11/2019 | By More
Dyslexia, Bilingualism, and Learning a Second Language by Francois Grosjean, Ph.D.

Dyslexia in bilinguals and second language learners. Interview conducted by François Grosjean for his Psychology Today blog “Life as a Bilingual”: https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/life-bilingual The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) defines dyslexia as a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read (see here). The British National Health Service (NHS) gives a fuller definition: […]

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The 4th Industrial Revolution needs Dyslexic Thinkers to Close the Talent Gap by Glenn Marshall

02/12/2019 | By More
The 4th Industrial Revolution needs Dyslexic Thinkers to Close the Talent Gap by Glenn Marshall

The 4th Industrial revolution with advanced technology and increased connectivity has created new industries, new business models, new jobs, and entirely new skills. Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute skills gap study reveals that a talent shortage may leave an estimated 2.4 million positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028. America needs more creative out of the […]

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Hale’s Tale – Learn to Read app

08/13/2018 | By More
Hale’s Tale – Learn to Read app

Hale’s Tale is a fun, innovative approach to learning how to read. Children embark on an exciting adventure where they play mini games that strengthen their early reading skills. Originally Hale’s Tale was targeted to all young kids (4-6 years old). However when the app was released it got a lot of positive feedback from […]

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Two Blind Mice – In A Squeaky Drawer by Robert Z. Hicks

08/10/2018 | By More
Two Blind Mice – In A Squeaky Drawer by Robert Z. Hicks

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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Dyslexic/Dyscalculic children learn times table, thanks to new ‘Math Stories’

07/23/2018 | By More
Dyslexic/Dyscalculic children learn times table, thanks to new ‘Math Stories’

Brain Magic is a stories-based times tables course that gets children with dyslexia &/or dyscalculia to memorize the entire times (multiplication) table in just a matter of hours. The parent of a child living with dyslexia & dyscalculia who used these math stories to memorize the times table in a single weekend, had this to […]

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Ross Linnett’s Journey from Struggling Student to International Business Owner of Recite Me

07/20/2018 | By More
Ross Linnett’s Journey from Struggling Student to International Business Owner of Recite Me

Ross Linnett, Founder and CEO of Recite Me, can still remember his first day of school with surprising clarity. He recalls, “I was way ahead of everyone else in regard to reading. I think I was reading from around the age of 2, but from age 4 and 5 I was in a special reading […]

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