Alan Alda talks with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, and Dr. Manuel Casanova about recent advances in our understanding of the brain bases of Dyslexia as well as dyslexic strengths and advantages. This is the first in a series of videos from an event co-sponsored by Eye to Eye National and […]
H.R. 3033 Project READ unanimously passed the House of Representatives today!
Thank you Dyslexic Advantage members who contacted their Representatives to support H.R. 3033 Project READ which provides dedicated funding for dyslexic students in the areas of education and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education.
The dyslexic community has extraordinary talents, many of them with the fields […]
Patience, Focus, Extra-time, External Review
• Force myself to spend that extra time on making text better, pass after pass, correcting mistakes and reworking things.
• Have someone review what I’ve written…
• Read emails to myself out loud which forces me to read slower and not skip words or read them in the wrong order.
Switching to […]
It’s unusual to find a topic on which virtually everyone agrees, but we may have finally reached the point where every agrees, there is too much testing in public school.
Today, even President Obama said it: “…smart, strategic tests can help us measure our kids’ progress in school, and it can help them learn. But […]