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MIND-Strengths, Mindset, And Striking Gold With Dyslexia

Welcome to MIND-Strengths May at Dyslexic Advantage! As we begin our month-long
exploration of the strengths associated with dyslexic “wiring”, we want to start by looking at an important point about strengths and how we should think about them.

Strengths Are The Ingredients, Not The Meal

Always remember. Strengths are potentials. Capacities. Raw Materials. They are gifts with the […]

Iconic Photographer David Bailey and His Dyslexia

“Dyslexia gave me a privilege. It pushed me into being totally visual.” – David Bailey

Iconic photographer David Bailey who has some of the most famous iconic photographs of all time (yes, John Lennon was dyslexic too).

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5 Keys To A Strength-Based Education

The best reason to understand the strengths of dyslexic minds is to better use and enjoy the strengths of dyslexic minds.

As we’ve mentioned, May will be MIND-strengths month at Dyslexic Advantage. Each week we’ll focus on one of the four MIND-strength patterns. Each day we’ll blog on what they are, how they can be […]

3 Reasons The Dyslexia Label Is Still Important

We’re often asked, “Why do you narrow the focus of your organization to just ‘dyslexia’ rather than try to serve a broader group like ‘learning differences’ or ‘literacy’?”

This is a fair question. Some of our favorite organizations have chosen to answer it differently than we have, and to work with these broader groups and […]

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How We Did It: Double Time Accommodations for Dysgraphia and Dyslexia [Premium]

It’s not easy. If you’re a student who requires double-time accommodations, be prepared for life-long advocacy in the educational system. Several factors may contribute to the need of double-time accommodations.  For dyslexic students, writing can take more than twice as long as age peers because of weak letter writing automaticity (fingers cannot automatize the formation of letters), trouble […]
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