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Teaching Social Studies Through Dyslexic Strengths

Enjoy a fantastic webinar with attorney, instructor, dyslexia tutor and mom Leila Leoncavallo.

Leila tells us how she uses dyslexic students’ strengths in problem solving, storytelling, and multi sensory memory to make Social Studies memorable and life changing.

Download Leila’s handouts at the link below. To learn more educational strategies that build on dyslexic students’ strengths, […]

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The Problem with Schools Not Identifying Dyslexia

“I would often have parents say, “I think my child has dyslexia.” I would listen to their concerns, nodding my head and then when they finished speaking, I would explain that the education system does not use the term “dyslexia.” ” – Susanna Barbee, former school psychologist

Recently a former school psychologist penned an article in […]

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Life’s Insights with Henry Winkler – Dyslexia, Tenacity, and More

“He got his diploma in the mail only after taking the same geometry class eight times in a row over the course of four years, during the summers and regular school semesters, and finally passing with a D-.

“All of that humiliation, and all of that frustration, and all of that lack of self,” Winkler […]

Dyslexic Advantage Library of Math and Dyscalculia Resources [Premium]

Many dyslexic students benefit by visual, hands-on, schema-based, and other strategies to learn arithmetic and higher math. Contents include: Dyscalculia Handbook Nix the Tricks – (Teaching concepts and not just math ‘tricks’) Teaching Mathematics to Non-Sequential Learners Singapore Bar Model Strategy Strategies for Reducing Math Anxiety Spatial Reasoning for K-12 Teaching Through Feedback Dyslexia and […]
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“For me, dyslexia is a gift because you see things differently.” – UK Dragon Managing Director Debbie Edgar

Debbie Edgar is Managing Director of a multi-million dollar energy consultancy company, Dragon.

“I was diagnosed when I was 15. It was a new thing and schools were only just learning about it. Up until then teachers just thought you were a bit thick. I think I’m quite lucky in that I had a father […]

Being Dyslexic – The Elephant in the Room

There’s an idiom “the elephant in the room” that means “an important and obvious topic, which everyone present is aware of, but which isn’t discussed, as such discussion is considered to be uncomfortable,” and that seems particularly apt about the topic of being dyslexic.

We know by intensive research studies (testing every child in a […]

Jennifer Aniston Talks About Her Dyslexia

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, director, producer Jennifer Aniston recently shared to Hollywood Reporter how she discovered that she was dyslexic in her 20’s.

Excerpt: “She doesn’t read much, the result of the dyslexia that impacted her education and self-image, which wasn’t diagnosed until she was in her early 20s…My eyes would jump four words […]