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Glen Levitt The Language of My Soul – Anatomy of a Dyslexic Mind

We thankful to Glen Leavitt for sharing his life story with the Dyslexic Advantage community. He’s generous gifted us with eight print copies but also provided his autobiography in The Language of My Soul – Anatomy of a Dyslexic Mind in pdf so all of you can download and enjoy it.

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Scary Spice, Mel B., Discovering Dyslexia at 42

Melanie Brown, or Mel B was a member of the best-selling female group of all time, the Spice Girls. As part of the group, Mel B sold over 85 million records. She’s a singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and TV personality and she’s had several hit singles, films, and TV appearances (Dancing with Stars, America’s […]

[PREMIUM] Dyslexia and Firefighting

In some fire stations where members are outspoken about their dyslexia, an over-representation of dyslexia has been noted. Why is this? Firefighting is a intensely active profession where strengths of situational awareness, dynamic spatial problem solving, and teamwork all come together. Firefighting especially demands M-strengths (material reasoning), I-strengths (interconnected reasoning), and D-strengths (dynamic reasoning). In […]
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Q: Can I Get an Online Test for Dyslexia?

A: The short answer is no, at least for comprehensive testing.
There are online checklists and screening tools and even testers who will meet with you virtually, but comprehensive testing for dyslexia that would be accepted by most standardized testing organizations like the College Board, ACT, or Licensing examinations, usually consists of in-person tests that […]

Multimedia Learning Best for Dyslexics But How to Introduce Audio?

“To optimize learning, it is more efficient to provide children with dyslexia with extra audio.”
In a recent multimedia learning test of 11 year olds and typically-reading peers, dyslexic students were found to learn most efficiently if they were provided with text + audio or audio only, rather than text-only. How often is this […]