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

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 […]

Five Stages Of Developing A Positive Dyslexic Identity

The second great paper from the Frostig Center (here) focuses on self-awareness, one of the six ‘success attributes’ we described in our previous post. (If you missed that first post, it’s here.) The paper’s concept of ‘self-awareness’ is a lot like our term ‘identity’. So ultimately this paper is about how people with dyslexia […]

Six Things People With Dyslexia Need To Succeed

At Dyslexic Advantage our focus is on dyslexic people, not just dyslexia. And our focus is on helping dyslexic people find success in all aspects of life, not just school.

We’d like to discuss two classic research papers that deeply influenced our understanding of how to help dyslexic people succeed. Both were written by a […]

Hobbies of Dyslexic Children Part 2

We wanted to make sure everyone saw the wonderful examples of ‘career foreshadowing’ you all submitted to the blog How Hobbies of Dyslexic Children Can Point to Adult Careers. Here a few great ones:

Adult Occupation                              Childhood Hobby

Teacher/Drama Teacher                 Playing with dolls/directing […]

Dyslexia, Development, and Chinese Bamboo

Here’s one of our favorite stories. It’s a perfect metaphor for the late blooming pattern of development that is characteristic of dyslexic people. It’s been told many times and in many ways. Here’s our version.

Long ago in China, a father saw his son sitting silently on a stool, hanging his head in dejection.

“Why so low?” […]