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Organization and Dyslexia – Top Ideas and Apps

Top Organization Strategies for Students with Dyslexia – Planning, Note-Taking, Research, and more…

1. Google Calendar

Many students work well with a large calendar in view. Post-its can be used to create a calendar from any whiteboard or wall space. Put down important test and assignment due dates, but also when studying or work on a […]

[Premium] Dyslexia at College : Crash Course

College is Coming! Here are some great tips and tricks for dyslexic students in higher education. Also don’t leave home without getting digital copies of your dyslexia paperwork. You’ll want to send to the LD office on campus. They will help you with accommodations, tutoring, and more! Dyslexia at College Tips, Tricks, and Strategies Here’s […]
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What If ‘Dyslexia’ Meant ‘Smart’?

We’ve been talking about stories, so here’s the story of a friend. It illustrates perfectly some of the challenges dyslexic people face in the current educational system. It also shows the huge impact our view of ‘dyslexia’ can have on how we see other people.

Our friend was highly verbal and curious as a child, so her […]

Dyslexia Card for Teachers

What is Dyslexia?  What do we tell our teacher?

BUY the card HERE.

It’s an all-too-common reality that most dyslexic students aren’t able to obtain comprehensive testing – and teachers may not know how to create dyslexia-friendly classrooms.

This card may provide a friendly opening for further conversation about dyslexia and how to optimize a particular student’s success.

We plan on providing […]

One of the Best College Application Essays We’ve Seen…

‘Tis the season for College Application Essays. We recently had the pleasure of reading this wonderful essay from Elias Schultz (currently a Freshman at prestigious Amherst College in Massachusetts).

It’s young people like Eli who are heralds of a new generation. Bravo Eli !!!  You also write beautifully!

“When I started the process of looking for […]

What is Dyslexia? Hollywood Screenwriter Max Brooks Tells Congress

Excerpt: “Dyslexia forced me to think outside the conventional cube and maybe that manner of thinking is why I’ve been invited to speak at the US Naval War College, at West Point, at various military and homeland security exercises and at a few strategic studies groups that I probably shouldn’t be talking about here. […]

Dyslexia Accommodations for College Exams – PSAT, SAT, and ACT

​Although recent scientific research has shed light on the biological basis of dyslexia, many students with dyslexia face practical hurdles, one of the most recent in the news, a Yale medical student recently denied extended time accommodations by the United States Medical Licensing Exam for his medical boards.

 

Word Skips and Reading Mistakes on Test Questions 

A major […]