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

Dyslexia and the “Privilege” of an Appropriate Education

Many of us were deeply disappointed this week when the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted down the amendments proposed by Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) to the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. These amendments would have provided much needed federal support for the appropriate education of dyslexic students.

This loss was made […]

The Problem with Schools Not Identifying Dyslexia

“I would often have parents say, “I think my child has dyslexia.” I would listen to their concerns, nodding my head and then when they finished speaking, I would explain that the education system does not use the term “dyslexia.” ” – Susanna Barbee, former school psychologist

Recently a former school psychologist penned an article in […]

Life’s Insights with Henry Winkler – Dyslexia, Tenacity, and More

“He got his diploma in the mail only after taking the same geometry class eight times in a row over the course of four years, during the summers and regular school semesters, and finally passing with a D-.

“All of that humiliation, and all of that frustration, and all of that lack of self,” Winkler […]

The Perks of Being Dyslexic – Seeing a Different Way and Solving The World’s Big Problems

In a wonderful post from Seth Goldman at Inc.com:

“…dyslexics who manage to make it through high school will not only bring alternative thinking to society’s problems, they also will have already proved their resilience because they’ll have overcome the academic and personal setbacks that many clerically talented students avoid.”

Goldman, Co-Founder and CEO of Honest […]

Dyslexia Card for Teachers

What is Dyslexia?  What do we tell our teacher?

BUY the card HERE.

It’s an all-too-common reality that most dyslexic students aren’t able to obtain comprehensive testing – and teachers may not know how to create dyslexia-friendly classrooms.

This card may provide a friendly opening for further conversation about dyslexia and how to optimize a particular student’s success.

We plan on providing […]