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DYSNIE! Dyslexia at Disney

Joan Bohan is a finance executive at Disney France. Joan found our book, The Dyslexic Advantage and the Dyslexic Advantage community after discovering that her son was dyslexic. Over the past few years, it’s been exciting to hear how she was able to spearhead positive dyslexia awareness throughout the Disney Corporation and in so […]

[PREMIUM] Profiles in Courage: DYSLEXIA

Courage takes many forms, but if you are a member of this dyslexia community, chances are, you have it and have many times in your life when your courage was tested. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines courage as the mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. The childhoods for most […]
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Q: What Are the Best Tests for Dyscalculia? What About the Feifer Test?

Dyscalculia, or a math learning disability is important to identify because formal identification can qualify a student for accommodations both in the classroom and for high stakes tests. It can co-occur with dyslexia and it is under-recognized.

We previously reviewed tests that can be used to identify dyscalculia HERE.

In our clinic, we liked to use […]

Dyslexia Laws 2019

Here’s our 2019 snapshot of Passed Dyslexia Laws in the US. This is a rapidly changing time for dyslexia legislation, so please update us with corrections, changes, or newly passed laws. Huge thanks to the Dyslexic Advantage community, Decoding Dyslexia, and other leading dyslexia groups. Last Updated May 7, 2019.

Only 7 states have no dyslexia laws […]

Dyslexia at Work Survey

If you haven’t filled out our DYSLEXIA AT WORK SURVEY – there’s still time! Click HERE.

What’s the #1 strength that people report at work?…. Big picture strengths!

A wide range of occupations were reported. Here are some examples: program coordinator, physician, factory worker / full time student, planner, analyst, special education teacher, occupational therapy, manufacturing […]

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[PREMIUM] Multisensory Masters

Often when the term “multisensory” is used when talking about dyslexia, math manipulatives or Orton-GIllingham curricula are what come to mind. But multisensory is much more than its association with education. Multisensory abilities and talents account for many super powers that dyslexic people use in their every day success. Strong multisensory learners may learn well […]
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Celebrity Chef, James Martin

 
“I failed cookery in school because I was dyslexic,
still am. Severely dyslexic. I’ve never read a book
in my life.”
James Martin is one of the world’s most successful TV chefs even though he was given failing grades at cooking school for not being able to write down all the details of his recipes. […]