At Harvard University in the 1970’s, a clinical psychologst made a startling discovery. Intending on studying the emotional problems that caused students at one of the world’s elite universities to drop out of school to drop out, he found out instead that the most common reason students dropped out of their degree programs was that […]
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Breaking News Dyslexia: Improved College Board Guidelines for Test Accommodations – Starting Jan 1, 2017
New from the College Board:
“Beginning January 1, 2017, the vast majority of students who are approved for and using testing accommodations at their school through a current Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan will have those same accommodations automatically approved for taking the SAT®, PSAT™10, PSAT/NMSQT®, SAT Subject Tests™, and AP® Exams. Most private […]
Do you want to spend next summer in New York City at a fancy corporation? Lime Connect just announced 40 new internship and full time opportunities from corporations such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Pepsi, Goldman Sachs.
“Roles range from investment banking and investment management, supply chain, software development, business analytics, sales and research & development, to HR, […]
Although high school Chemistry is required for many of the top 4 year liberal arts colleges and college Chemistry is a necessary requirement for many majors and careers that many dyslexic students excel in like engineering or medicine, there is a surprising lack of resources available to students having their first encounter with chemistry […]
Whether it’s high school or college, picking your classes can make a tremendous difference in your school experience and grades. Many of the general strategies given to college freshman often apply, but some additional tips can be helpful if you’re dyslexic.
“Divida et Impera.” – Julius Caesar
There’s an old military strategy of Divide and Conquer that’s been in operation even before Julius Caesar’s Divida et Impera (Divide and Rule), and it turns out divide and conquer can be helpful if you’re dyslexic too.
The Dyslexic MIND Issue has exclusive articles, videos, and a webinar this month for Premium Members. Not a member? Go HERE.
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Dyslexic MINDS Wired for Innovation
Exclusive Webinar – Unleash Writing with Dr. Nicole Swedberg
Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard
Dyslexia and IQ – What You Need to Know
Dyslexia and College Videos
Could Dyslexia and Dysgraphia […]
Here are two more winners of Dyslexic Advantage’s Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship 2016.
Brian is an undergraduate at Cornell University who unbeknownst to us, we had been acquainted with because of his excellent assistive technology blog, http://bdmtech.blogspot.com . Clearly a labor of love given all of his over school activities and athletics, we were also impressed that […]
As many of you already know, the gap between the idea of protection against discrimination and the reality of it is often huge.
As reported in the Huffington Post yesterday, Rachel Barr, a recent Yale alum, was unable to continue her PhD program when she received a score of B- during an exam which her […]
It’s long been known that Dyslexia and ADD / ADHD have high rates of overlaps or “co-morbidities”. Dyslexia and ADHD co-occur 30-50% of the time (Germano, 2010) and only 40% of children with dyslexia and 20% of children with ADD/ADHD have it in isolation (Wilcutt and Pennington, 2000).
Science has progressed on many fronts over […]
It’s our honor to announce the Karina Eide College Scholarship Winners of 2016! It was an impressive field of applicants (over 300) from 45 states. The winners had an outstanding personal recommendations and showed impressive leadership, accomplishments, and diverse career interests that included such fields as environmental law, drone technology, veterinary work, horticulture, game development, […]
Congratulations to Grammarly, a free-premium software that adds directly onto the Safari, Chrome, and the Firefox browser and can be downloaded HERE. I’ve been using it on my Mac and it’s already caught a number of errors.
If you use Microsoft Word or Outlook on Windows, install Grammarly for MS Office here.
This app is great […]
Emma King was a PhD candidate in Physics at the University of Nottingham when she talked about her dyscalculia. Is it possible to have trouble with basic calculations and arithmetic but excel at higher math? Answer: YES. Learn more about Dyscalculia.