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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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End of No Child Left Behind – Hello ESSA

It’s official. President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act yesterday that officially replaces No Child Left Behind (ESEA or Elementary and Secondary Education Act).

A bipartisan effort brought the law to the President’s desk, and districts, teachers, and parents will welcome more individual state decisions involving testing and state requirements for graduation, and regarding […]

What Every Teacher Should Know – The Answer Might Surprise You

At this year’s Dyslexic Advantage Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation*, we had the pleasure of talking with Bill Mankins, an expert in military intelligence. That weekend we asked everyone what advice they would give to teachers, and Bill expressed his point especially well:

Bill has his own remarkable story about his career in military intelligence which we’ll […]

[PREMIUM] Research: Huh? Seeing But Not Hearing – Inattentional Deafness with Visual Overload

“Look at me. Look at me. Look at me NOW!”  – The Cat in the Hat Scientists at the University College London report that healthy adult subjects (ages 18-43) showed “inattention deafness” when they were required to do a visually demanding task like looking for letters. Vision and hearing, it seems share a certain amount […]
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Amazing Kobe Bryant and Dyslexia – Farewell NBA

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

” I couldn’t spell, so the teacher told my mother that I was probably dyslexic,”It was like somebody took me and dropped me in a bucket … in a tub of ice cold water, because it shocked the […]