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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. […]

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 […]

Who Will Read? Stealth Dyslexia in The New Yorker

This week’s New Yorker has a wonderful article How Children Read about the pioneering work of Dr. Fumiko Hoeft in the area of Stealth Dyslexia, a term Brock and I coined years ago to describe individuals who ‘fly under the radar’ of detection of dyslexia because they may achieve high levels of reading comprehension although single word […]

Higher Creativity with Lower Working Memory – Surprises of ADHD, Dyslexia, Giftedness, and More [Premium]

Working memory is that short term memory that you use when we’re trying to keep information in mind just long enough to do something else, like writing down a telephone number, or the page numbers for a homework assignment. Working memory is often referred to as a mental juggler because it is what allows the brain to […]
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Brilliant Dyslexic Spies – More Than Code-Breaking MIND Strengths – Alan Turing and More

Perhaps because of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Imitation Game (see movie trailer below), there’s a revival of interest in knowing more about the dyslexic genius mathematician Alan Turing. Alan Turing is often referred to as the Father of Artificial Intelligence, hero of World War II for breaking the German Enigma code, and creator of “the best engineering innovation […]