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May is “MIND-Strengths Month” at Dyslexic Advantage!

Dyslexic Advantage is thrilled to announce that May will officially be “MIND-Strengths Month” for our community!

What We’ll Provide: Up-To-The-Minute Information!

During May we’ll blog on the most up to date information about the key strengths of dyslexic minds. We’ll focus especially on how to understand, recognize, build, and use the four core strengths discussed in the […]

Fixing Or Building? Parents Of Dyslexic Children Respond

In this post we’ll discuss two especially interesting findings from the recent “Fixing Weaknesses versus Discovering and Building Strengths” survey relating to parents.

Dyslexic Parents View Sources Of Success Differently For Themselves And Others

First, we were intrigued by a difference we observed in the responses of dyslexic adults about ‘fixing challenges’ versus ‘developing strengths’ in the Adult […]

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 […]

Way to Go, California! Committee passes Early Dyslexia ID Bill

Way to go, California and Decoding Dyslexia-CA!
Yesterday, the CA Assembly Education Committee passed AB-1369 with a unanimous 7-0 vote!
This bill would provide more information to teachers and school administrators statewide to aid in the early identification of dyslexia. Studies have shown that the earlier dyslexia is recognized in a student, the easier it is […]

Fixing Weaknesses Or Building Strengths–Part 2: Dyslexic Adults

In this post and perhaps one or two more, we’ll look at several other interesting and important findings from the recent survey of dyslexic adults, parents of dyslexic children, and teachers. If you missed it, the overview is here. In this post we’ll look at an interesting finding from the survey of dyslexic adults.
The Effects […]