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Pirate Tales with Dyslexic Author Stacey Campbell – July 21st

Ahoy Mateys! Join Us July 21st for a rollicking good piratey time with dyslexic children’s book author Stacey Campbell, the author of Mom’s Choice Award-Winning Book, Arrgh! (children 6 and up!).

Stacey lives in the San Juan islands and I had the pleasure of meeting with her and found her enthusiasm for writing and discovering absolutely contagious. […]

Dyslexia and the Myth of the Normal Brain

“The cumulative effect of these studies suggests that a more judicious approach to treating mental disorders would be to replace a “disability” or “illness” paradigm with a “diversity” perspective that takes into account both strengths and weaknesses and the idea that variation can be positive in and of itself. To this end, a new […]

5 Tips for Resilience and Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Resilience: The word resilience comes from the Latin word resilere, meaning to rebound. The first known use of the word resilience was when a person wanted to refer to a type of wood that would carry sudden and severe loads without break. Well, that’s exactly what we want to encourage in our […]

Dyslexia and Strengths: Interview with Dean Bragonier – Notice Ability

Notice Ability is the brain child of Executive Dyslexic Dean Bragonier, a serial entrepreneur and most recently non-profit leader who has launched his own non-profit to foster strength-based afterschool programs for dyslexic students.

Dean will begin his 50 mile “Round the Island Swim” July 11th in order to fundraise for Notice Ability.

Brock and I first […]

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Dyslexia Now: Open Letter to Arne Duncan Secretary of Education

Many of you know Kyle Redford  – Huffpo lifelong teacher, dyslexia blogger and mom and major contributor to The Big Picture Movie. She’s written an Open Letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. It’s a wake up call for the U.S. Department of Education regarding dyslexic students and dyslexia training for teachers.

Excerpt: “…practically nothing is […]

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