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Dyslexia and Dav Pilkey – Captain Underpants and More

Dav Pilkey is the prolific author and illustrator of the popular Captain Underpants series. Dav is both dyslexic and ADHD.

From The Guardian:

“How do you pronounce your name?

It’s Dave and the reason, I think, people get mixed up is because it’s spelt “Dav”, which is untraditional. I used to work at Pizza Hut – do […]

Dyslexia Accommodations | First Days of School – What to Say [Premium]

At the start of every term, students all over the world have to get  ready for the spiel they need to say to their teachers in order to get accommodations in place. It seems especially tough to expect elementary school students to do the talking, but if a parent or friend help coaches, it can be  a positive experience […]
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Justin Wilson IndyCar Driver and Dyslexia Advocate

Very sad news last August 24, 2015, when inspirational IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died after being struck by debris from a rookie driver in a race at Pocono Raceway. Justin is survived by his wife and daughters. Justin was just 37. His family has our deepest condolences.

Justin generously shared his story and frequently met with […]

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[Premium] Why Working Memory Can Predict Reading Comprehension

“An important important hypothesis derived from our perspective is that those individuals with weaker attention-control abilities will more often succumb to interfering thoughts than will those with stronger control abilities…” “My mind tended to wander a lot — usually in order to entertain myself. I’d be off in another world and thinking about other stuff…” […]
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IMPORTANT! Dyslexia at School Survey – Take and Share!

We have been asked by Ollie Cantos of the Office of Civil Rights to assess the current status of students with dyslexia in US Schools. Are students getting appropriate or inappropriate education in their schools?

Please take our Dyslexia at School Survey . There have been no large scale surveys of dyslexic students in schools across the United States. […]