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Dyslexia and the Brain

Dyslexia and the Brain with Dr Fumiko Hoeft Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCSF. The Conference on Dyslexia and Talent was a landmark event that brought together from accomplished dyslexics from diverse fields, including a MacArthur Genius award winner, Pulitzer-prize winning poet, CEOs, artists, doctors, lawyers, and leaders in the dyslexia […]

3 Technology Must-Do’s for Dyslexia at School

From a recent article: “My teachers won’t let me take a photo of the Whiteboard…(are you serious?)” and the post has been shared over 1000 times. Yes, this is common. Yes this shouldn’t happen to students with dyslexia or dysgraphia.

We are still gathering data from our Dyslexia at School Study (if you haven’t taken it, […]

Cancer Researcher with Dyslexia – Dr. Don Coffey

One of Johns Hopkins’ greatest scientists and mentors, Dr. Don Coffey failed 3rd grade, took 5 years to graduate high school, and at one time worked full time in a bakery.

“Despite his mediocre grades, he impressed people everywhere he worked and studied with his uncanny ability to look into the heart of the most […]

Designer David Kelley and Creative Confidence

Co-Founder of Stanford’s Design School and creativity company IDEO, David Kelley talks about his mission to encourage people in creative confidence. When visited Stanford, we had the privilege of talking with David who told us about his lifelong struggles with reading and writing and how many students in the arts and design seem to […]

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 […]

Dyslexic Advantage at the Capitol – HR 3033 – Nothing About Us Without Us

Dyslexia Advocacy Update |Nothing About Us Without Us (Latin: Nihil de nobis, sine nobis) is a phrase that may date back to Poland’s 1505 constitution, but it was embraced by disability activists and needs to be embraced by the dyslexia movement today.

Thanks to Dyslexic Advantage Board member Thomas G. West who met with Representative Lamar Smith […]