Tips for Engaging with Books – From an Anonymous Adult

By |March 3rd, 2017|Categories: dyslexia, Education, Learning, Reading, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Tips for Engaging with Books – From an Anonymous Adult

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ADHD and Dyslexia – Meds and Reading Intervention

From Toronto:

“Stimulant medication produced expected beneficial effects on hyperactive/impulsive behavioral symptoms (reported by classroom teachers) but none on reading. Children receiving a reading program showed greater gains than controls on multiple standardized measures of reading and related skills (regardless of medication status)….”

Sixty-five children (7–11 years in age) were assigned randomly to one of three […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: ADD / ADHD, dyslexia, Reading, Research, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on ADHD and Dyslexia – Meds and Reading Intervention

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Effect of Strength-Based Coping on Children’s Stress and Coping

From Australia:

“Strength-based parenting is an approach where parents deliberately identify and cultivate positive states, processes and qualities in their children,” Professor Waters said. “This style of parenting adds a ‘positive filter’ to the way a child reacts to stress. It also limits the likelihood of children using avoidance or aggressive coping responses.”

Stress typically arises […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Categories: Parents, Psychology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Effect of Strength-Based Coping on Children’s Stress and Coping

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How To Become Invincible

Well, maybe not invincible, but you know what we mean.

There’s a new idea circulating among business leaders and entrepreneurs. It’s not mindset or grit, but of course those are important. It’s rejection therapy.

Some people think part of the reason for higher than average success of dyslexic people as CEOs and entrepreneurs is that they’re […]

New Kickstarter: Sorry I Am An Image Thinker – Design for Dyslexia

 Dyslexic designer Vicky Kuhlmann has an interesting Kickstarter based  on her master’s research into how dyslexic children read. Letters are presented as images that fit with correct pronunciation. Vicky is Italian by birth, but currently living in the Netherlands. It looks like a beautiful project – our only critique of this version is that she […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on New Kickstarter: Sorry I Am An Image Thinker – Design for Dyslexia

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Teaching Bilingual ELL Students with Dyslexia in the General Classroom [Premium]

 Almost 1 out of every 10 students in  public school classrooms are English Language Learners (ELLs). Because dyslexia is also common throughout the world (10-15%), some ELL students are dyslexic. For ELLs, identifying dyslexia can be a complicated process, sorting out the effects of language exposure, bilingualism (or multilingualism), and vocabulary in the 2nd language. […]

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By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: dyslexia, ELLs, IEP, Parents, Premium, Premium Content, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Teaching Bilingual ELL Students with Dyslexia in the General Classroom [Premium]

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Math Journal Club: Strategic Instruction for Fractions

This past week, researchers published an interesting study that suggested that students should receive explicit instructions about why certain approaches are chosen for certain types of math programs. As it turns out, studies of  strategic math instruction seems to especially benefit students with “learning disabilities.”

This approach should be valuable to students with dyslexia because rather than […]

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Dyscalculia, dyslexia, Math, RTI, Strategies, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Math Journal Club: Strategic Instruction for Fractions

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The Belief of Fathers – Happy Father’s Day

By |June 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Belief of Fathers – Happy Father’s Day

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We’re Partnering with The Mighty!

 Dyslexic Advantage is pleasured to announce that they are partnering with The Mighty, community founded by parents that share first-person accounts of differences of many types, one being dyslexia.

By partnering with The Mighty, we hope to increase awareness in their community of the Advantage side of Dyslexia…something that we feel is  essential especially in […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on We’re Partnering with The Mighty!

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Dyslexia and College – Are You Ready? [Premium]

Congratulations to all new high school graduates!

Check out all our favorite resources to get prepared to thrive at college.

Premium Subscribers: If you’d like to have a Q & A session online in late July or August about Dyslexia and College, let Fernette know (send an email to: team@dyslexicadvantage.org)  and we’ll schedule an online meeting. […]

By |June 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dyslexia and College – Are You Ready? [Premium]

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Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning – Premium Extras

 “…reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in foreign languages are all significantly affected by weaknesses in linguistic coding skills even when the native language has been been well-mastered…” – Elike Schneider and Margaret Crombie in Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning

Because of the significant challenges that dyslexic individuals face with the matching sounds and letters […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning – Premium Extras

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New Research: Brain Scans Predict Cognitive Performance

” This suggests that individual differences in many cognitive tasks are a stable trait marker.”

There’s a new Oxford research study circulating through scientific communities and around the world. From Science (Task-free MRI predicts individual differences in brain activity during task performance), Tavor and collegues applied machine-learning principles to test subjects in a “resting state” to see […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Categories: Brain, Research, Science, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Research: Brain Scans Predict Cognitive Performance

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3 Day Giveaway – Ends April 7 for new Premium Subscribers

For 3 Days Only – New 1 Year Premium Subscribers get an autographed hardcover copy of Dyslexic Advantage. Ends April 7th. Take it, Run, and Read!  Sign Up HERE.

April 2016 Issue will have fantastic exclusive articles on topics such as Gifted Dyslexia ADHD, new research, and practical strategies for school and life.
Thank you for […]

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My Dyslexia – Madilyn Bailey YouTube Sensation

“I started seeing all the benefits. Because I’m always problem solving, trying to come up with new creative ways to solve a problem, I feel it has helped me tremendously with being a creative person.” – Youtube sensation Singer Songwriter Madilyn Bailey

Madilyn’s channel has nearly 400 million views! Watch her entire dyslexia talk here. […]

By |February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Being Dyslexic, I Strengths, Music, N Strengths, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on My Dyslexia – Madilyn Bailey YouTube Sensation

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Congratulations READ Act Signed by President Obama TODAY!

Woo Hoo!  Congratulations to all who worked tirelessly to pass the READ Act. Just moments ago, President Obama signed the READ Act into law.

The READ Act or Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act requires the National Science Foundation  to fund research into “the early identification of children and students with dyslexia, professional development for […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized||Comments Off on Congratulations READ Act Signed by President Obama TODAY!

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Dyscalculia in an Award-Winning Mathematician

By |February 7th, 2016|Categories: Being Dyslexic, College, Dyscalculia, M Strengths, Math, Teachers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dyscalculia in an Award-Winning Mathematician

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