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A Dyslexic Author’s Tips for Writing for Kids: Tom McLaughlin

“Spelling isn’t important. It really isn’t, people get hung up on it. Being able to spell has nothing to do with being a good writer. Being able to know how a car engine works, doesn’t make you a racing driver. It’s about having something to say. It’s about feeling the wind in your hair.” […]

Father of Modern Gospel Music, 7x Grammy Dyslexic Songwriter and Performer Andrae Crouch

The world says goodbye to legendary gospel musician Andrae Crouch who was a seven-time Grammy award winner who led choirs for Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mirror and wrote songs such as My Tribute (To God Be the Glory) and Soon and Very Soon which was sung at Jackson’s memorial service. He received an […]

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Cybersecurity Expert on His Dyslexia

“From an early age I had a talent for pattern recognition…(but) it wasn’t until I took the armed forces aptitude tests at age 18 that I started to understand my dyslexia induced gift for spatial recognition. The recruiter was more than a little surprised that a student with a 2.0 grade average maxed out […]

Free Read-Along Online Books for Beginning and Elementary Readers

Here’s a great resource for all early readers: the Free Preview Site from Tumblebooks. The preview site with full-length books is completely free, but for the full library, check out your public library (you maybe able to access from home with your library card number) or school.  There are chapter books and graphic novels for […]

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Great Graphic Novels and Comics for Dyslexic Kids

Here are some great dyslexia-friendly choices for graphic novels and comics this holiday season. All of the above books have relatively readable fonts and most are part of a series so that if your student likes one, more can follow. For more popular graphic novel and comic books for kids, click HERE. Some of the […]

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Whoopi Goldberg on her Dyslexia

“The advantage of dyslexia is that my brain puts information in my head in a different way.” – Whoopi Goldberg in her interview Quinn Bradlee of Friends of Quinn

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the few people in the world who has been honored with an Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscar Award for her work as […]

Holiday Webinar with the Eides – Dyslexic MIND Strengths in Children and Young People

Coming next Monday Dec 15th:

Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, authors of The Dyslexic Advantage, will be talking about Dyslexic MIND Strengths in Children and Young People. Don’t Miss It!  Like all of our webinars, this event is free, although donations are gratefully accepted. Sign up HERE.