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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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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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Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

08/06/2020 | By More
Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

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

06/17/2020 | By More
Mathe4matic Card Game

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!

04/30/2020 | By More
The Easy Reading Card – Easier Reading with System!

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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Sophia the Bionic Cat by Karolyn Smith

12/29/2017 | By More
Sophia the Bionic Cat by Karolyn Smith

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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British singer/songwriter Jonathan Taylor wins Akademia Music Award for 9/11 memorial song

12/16/2015 | By More
British singer/songwriter Jonathan Taylor wins Akademia Music Award for 9/11 memorial song

Jonathan Taylor, known as ‘Odd Jonathan’ due to his profound dyslexia and learning difficulties has been awarded the prestigious ‘Best Folk Song December 2015’ by top record industry executives of the Akademia Awards, Los Angeles, with the comment that judges considered it to be: “Odd Jonathan, despite the name, offers one of the most lucid […]

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What is dyslexia?

03/11/2015 | By More
What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of […]

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EasyReading™: A Dyslexia-Dedicated Font with a “Design for All”

02/18/2015 | By More
EasyReading™: A Dyslexia-Dedicated Font with a “Design for All”

Dyslexia-dedicated fonts usually feature an extreme design, which renders them “exclusive”, making reading harder for all other readers. The EasyReading™ font has been created through the “Design for All” technology, whereby diversity is not considered an obstacle, rather an asset improving word comprehension for all readers. This feature renders EasyReading™ an effective offsetting tool for […]

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CBeebies Star Launches New App To Help Children Learn to Read: Moftail and the Colour Thief

02/15/2015 | By More
CBeebies Star Launches New App To Help Children Learn to Read: Moftail and the Colour Thief

Cbeebies Joseph Elliott – who plays Cook in the Bafta-nominated show Swashbuckle – has written a children’s story designed to help children who are learning to read. The app is a joint venture between Joseph and his brother, Tom Elliott, who is a software engineer at Facebook. Moftail and the Colour Thief tells the tale […]

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