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Designing for Dyslexia

Despite the fact that dyslexics are over-represented in Art & Design, the field of User Design is surprisingly late to designing for dyslexia specifically in mind.

It may be that some design is as good as it is because there are already dyslexics in design teams leading the dominant tech companies such as Apple, Microsoft, […]

Q & A: Can Someone Be Both Dyslexic and Autistic ? [Premium]

QUESTION: Is it Possible to Have Both Dyslexia and Autism?

The short answer is yes, but it’s likely not very common and in general many of the features of dyslexia and autism are opposite. By strict criteria, low IQ and autism are excluded from the diagnosis of dyslexia. However, it is not difficult to speculate […]

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The Astonishing Life of Dyslexic Ocean Explorer Robert Ballard [Premium]

“When I was a child, I wrote a letter to an oceanographic institution in California called Scripps (Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego). It was a Dear Santa Claus letter. “Dear Scripps, I want to be an oceanographer.” I’m sure I misspelled it, because I’m dyslexic. They gave me a scholarship. When I was 17, 56 years ago, […]

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Karina Eide Young Writers Award Winners 2016

We are proud to announce the 2016 Winners of the Karina Eide Young Writer Awards!

Please Read, Like, and Share!  The judges told us that had an extremely difficult time making their decisions this year because the quality of writing was so high. They also chose to recognize additional students for their distinctive voice and […]

By |March 9th, 2016|Categories: creativity, MIND strengths, N Strengths|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Karina Eide Young Writers Award Winners 2016

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Karina Eide Young Writers Award – Enter By Jan 21st

We’re pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual Dyslexic Advantage – Writers Studio Karina Eide Young Writers Awards. All US students with dyslexia ages 7-17 are encouraged to apply!  Over $1000 will be awarded to students showing creativity and excellence in creative writing. All creative fiction is welcomed, including fan fiction, poetry, […]

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