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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 Dyslexic MIND Strengths Integrate with Multiple Intelligences [Premium]

In our book, The Dyslexic Advantage, we spoke about the 4 MIND strengths common in adult dyslexics: M for Material Reasoning, I for Interdisciplinary Reasoning, N for Narrative Reasoning, and D from Dynamic Reasoning. These skill clusters and talent sets had parallels in brain systems and processes as well as careers, domains of expertise, and […]

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By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Being Dyslexic, Brain, Dyslexic Advantages, MIND strengths, Premium, Premium Content, Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Dyslexic MIND Strengths Integrate with Multiple Intelligences [Premium]

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Dyslexia and IQ: What You Must Know [Premium]

Here are 4 of the Most Important Things You Should Know About Dyslexia & IQ: #1. It Can Be Used to Identify Strengths and Talents.  In our minds, one of the best reasons that dyslexic students benefit by IQ testing is that it can quickly establish their intelligence and strengths. There are many strengths that […]

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Dyslexia – How to Thrive

“Self-esteem is not an internal quality fed by easy success and diminished by failure. It is a positive way of experiencing yourself when you are fully engaged and are using your ability to the utmost in pursuit of something of value.” – Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University, Mindfulness

“…to do poorly in school is evidence […]

Daymond John and How He Sees His Dyslexia as an Advantage

“I see the world in a different way than most people and for me that’s been a positive thing.” – Daymond John, FUBU CEO, investor on TV Shark Tank

Kudos to Daymond John who shares that he is “Blessed with Dyslexia” in his Twitter page. As October National Dyslexia Awareness Month, the community gives a huge […]

Dyslexia and What We Know About Dyslexic Minds

Alan Alda talks with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, and Dr. Manuel Casanova about recent advances in our understanding of the brain bases of Dyslexia as well as dyslexic strengths and advantages. This is the first in a series of videos from an event co-sponsored by Eye to Eye National and […]

Goldie Hawn and her Dyslexia

Goldie and Her Dyslexia: “School was difficult for me. However, I was a happy child, so I always signed my papers, ‘Love, Goldie.’ ” – Goldie Hawn, Academy Award-Winning Actress, Film Director and Producer, and Founder of the Hawn Foundation

Goldie Hawn, who some of us will remember go her start on ‘Laugh-In’.
Playing a ‘dumb […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Categories: Being Dyslexic, Dyslexic Advantages|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Goldie Hawn and her Dyslexia

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Six Things People With Dyslexia Need To Succeed

At Dyslexic Advantage our focus is on dyslexic people, not just dyslexia. And our focus is on helping dyslexic people find success in all aspects of life, not just school.

We’d like to discuss two classic research papers that deeply influenced our understanding of how to help dyslexic people succeed. Both were written by a […]

Why Does DA Focus On Dyslexia?

We’re often asked why we’ve chosen to focus our work on dyslexia. After all, we began our clinical work with learning and cognition as ‘generalists’, and our first book was on the whole spectrum of learning differences. So why did we narrow our focus?

The answer is simple: Because dyslexic people are amazing.

How We Came […]

By |April 24th, 2015|Categories: Being Dyslexic, Dyslexic Advantages, I Strengths|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Does DA Focus On Dyslexia?

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The Dyslexic Advantage Vision

This is the first of several posts on the Vision and Mission Statements of Dyslexic Advantage (DA). DA’s Board has worked hard to create statements that clearly express the beliefs, values, and goals that drive DA’s work, and we’d love for everyone in our community to understand and embrace them, too.

We’ll start with DA’s Vision Statement. […]

Neurodiversity and Dyslexia – Dr Thomas Armstrong

By |November 15th, 2013|Categories: Accommodations, Being Dyslexic, College, D Strengths, Teachers|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Neurodiversity and Dyslexia – Dr Thomas Armstrong

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