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

5 Tips for Resilience and Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Resilience: The word resilience comes from the Latin word resilere, meaning to rebound. The first known use of the word resilience was when a person wanted to refer to a type of wood that would carry sudden and severe loads without break. Well, that’s exactly what we want to encourage in our […]

Dyslexia and Strengths: Interview with Dean Bragonier – Notice Ability

Notice Ability is the brain child of Executive Dyslexic Dean Bragonier, a serial entrepreneur and most recently non-profit leader who has launched his own non-profit to foster strength-based afterschool programs for dyslexic students.

Dean will begin his 50 mile “Round the Island Swim” July 11th in order to fundraise for Notice Ability.

Brock and I first […]

Goldie Hawn and her Dyslexia

Goldie and Her Dyslexia: “School was difficult for me. However, I was a happy child, so I always signed my papers, ‘Love, Goldie.’ ” – Goldie Hawn, Academy Award-Winning Actress, Film Director and Producer, and Founder of the Hawn Foundation

Goldie Hawn, who some of us will remember go her start on ‘Laugh-In’.
Playing a ‘dumb […]

Dyslexia in the Family – the Dyslexic Advantage Great Sibling Study

“My older sister told me that I’d like physics. She was right.” – compact disc inventor, James Russell (adult dyslexic)

Did you have a great brother or sister when you were growing up with dyslexia? What did they do?  What advice would you give to someone who wants to be a great sib?

Dyslexic Advantage is grateful to have […]

Award Winning Mystery Writer Simon Wood – Dyslexia and Mystery Writing

Imagine this. You’re a student in a creative writing class, and you submit a story to your teacher.

It’s about a young man from the UK. For the 8 years since he finished college he’s been working as an engineer, designing parts for oilrigs and water purification systems. Then he decides to move to the […]