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Gifted with Dyslexia – Twice Exceptional Student at School

Thanks Dr Dan Peters for his excellent reminder at Huffpo, Sorry But Your Child is Too Bright to Help, excerpt: “..he has trouble reading fluently and has trouble with writing and
has been diagnosed with dyslexia and dysgraphia, but he is meeting minimum grade expected levels…”
As Dan points out, RTI was designed to provide additional […]

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Happy Mother’s Day – Amazing Dyslexia Moms !

On Mother’s Day, today,  we salute  and honor all the incredible dyslexia moms the world over who have been doing whatever it takes to help these precious souls. You know who you are. We probably don’t thank you enough, but you make a tremendous difference in your children’s lives.

“Every summer, my mother was re-teaching me to add, […]

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Karina Courage and Compassion Award Winner 2015 – Aidan

Recently, we had pleasure of talking to Aidan,  one of two Karina Eide Courage and Compassion Award Winners recognized because of his leadership, empathy, and dedication toward breaking down stereotypes and silos.

Winners of this competition were extraordinary individuals admired for their kindness, bravery, empathy, and motivation to change the world.  Bravery, empathy and compassion are not uncommon strengths seen among dyslexic […]

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Karina Eide Courage and Compassion Awards Winner 2015 – Tori

Tori is one of the two winners of the Karina Eide Courage and Compassion Awards 2015. Fernette Eide had this reflection about Tori’s nomination for the Karina Awards: “We were so impressed with heart that Tori had in wanting to make better schools for other children. Courage and Compassion are sometimes the super strengths that […]

Redefining Dyslexia Based On Strengths

We’ve often expressed our view that the true core features associated with dyslexic minds are their strengths. In other words, the reading, spelling, and other academic challenges that people usually think of as the essence of dyslexia are really “side effects” of having a mind that’s wired to be good at other things.

 

Identifying Dyslexic […]