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Learning to read with an Easy Reading Card

08/14/2018 | By More
Learning to read with an Easy Reading Card

Scientific studies have shown that a majority of individuals that exhibit reading problems are affected by subjective visual perception. When reading, the visual channels have to work precisely timed together so that there is no overlap of visual information. Science has proven the positive effects of the influences of colors while reading. Especially the color […]

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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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Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

01/10/2015 | By More
Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

Math Shake is an engaging, playful app that helps students learn to effectively solve word problems. Math Shake contains thousands of unique questions which students turn into an equation by looking for key words and clues in the problem. Math Shake was created by elementary teachers with years of experience in helping students with dyslexia […]

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If Only by Jonathan Taylor – What will you be doing to commemorate 9/11 this year?

09/05/2014 | By More
If Only by Jonathan Taylor – What will you be doing to commemorate 9/11 this year?

Jonathan Taylor is a Profound Dyslexic. An English singer / songwriter born Warwick 1966. “Taylor’s music urges us to question why atrocities happen, whether they are individual or collective. He takes tragedy, seemingly internalising the pain and then slowly from his depths comes something beautiful, skilful, deeply memorable and strangely- immensely listenable. “ As an […]

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New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails – eAngel.me

08/15/2014 | By More
New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails – eAngel.me

Mistakes in spelling and punctuation in emails are forgiven every day. This is no problem if the message is about being late for dinner. It is different if the message is to persuade someone to sign a purchase order or grant a job interview. eAngel.me is a new online service for business or personal use […]

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Show me the way

07/06/2014 | By More
Show me the way

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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