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Our Vision is a World Where Dyslexic Individuals are Known for their Strengths

5 Reasons to Say Dyslexia

What are the 5 Reasons to Say Dyslexia?

1. The Science.
Say Dyslexia because of Science. Dyslexia is supported by over a century of basic, clinical, and educational research. Why shouldn’t we connect day-to-day experiences with scientific understanding?

2. A Dyslexia-Appropriate Education.
Say Dyslexia because of Education. Unless dyslexia is recognized by name in our schools, students have not chance of having their […]

Dyslexia and The Dyslexic Advantage Revolution

The World, Dyslexia and the Dyslexic Advantage Revolution
“The world has many complex problems that need to be solved and I believe the dyslexic mind is built for solving these problems. We need all of our minds — both dyslexic and non-dyslexic — to sustain and advance our world. Like Singapore teaches us, our society […]

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 […]

Why Does DA Focus On Dyslexia?

We’re often asked why we’ve chosen to focus our work on dyslexia. After all, we began our clinical work with learning and cognition as ‘generalists’, and our first book was on the whole spectrum of learning differences. So why did we narrow our focus?

The answer is simple: Because dyslexic people are amazing.

How We Came […]

Crowdsourcing Dyslexia

Two years ago we created the founding documents for Dyslexic Advantage. One of those documents was a Statement of Values and Core Beliefs. It contained nine points, two of which are as follows:

Dyslexic individuals and their families, by virtue of their experience, possess an expert knowledge of the meaning and nature of dyslexia […]