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[PREMIUM] Profiles in Courage: DYSLEXIA

Courage takes many forms, but if you are a member of this dyslexia community, chances are, you have it and have many times in your life when your courage was tested. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines courage as the mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. The childhoods for most […]
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Happy Anniversary Reyn Guyer – Inventor of Twister, Nerf, and Winsor Learning

 Happy Anniversary Reyn Guyer! It was 50 years ago today that Johnny Carson played Reyn’s game Twister with Eva Gabor on the Tonight Show, and he was launched into Toy Creation History.

Reyn, who is dyslexic, also invented the Nerf ball and was inducted into the toy and game inventors’ Hall of Fame in 1986.

After […]

Breaking Research : Dyslexia in Adolescents and Adults [Premium]

An important paper was published this month from the University of Washington, entitled “Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Assessment for Dyslexia in Adolescents and Young Adults.” The paper is especially important guiding testing professionals who assess teens and adults for dyslexia or see gifted or twice-exceptional students. This paper also takes a more systematic look at the […]
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Happy Fathers Day – Dyslexia Dads!

“My father had, however, got interested in teaching me, and only shifted the lesson to a weekday till he had conquered my wandering mind.

My father read out poetry, for the first time, when I was eight or nine years old Between Sligo and Rosses Point, there is a tongue of land covered with coarse […]

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 […]

Happy Mother’s Day – Amazing Dyslexia Moms !

On Mother’s Day, today,  we salute  and honor all the incredible dyslexia moms the world over who have been doing whatever it takes to help these precious souls. You know who you are. We probably don’t thank you enough, but you make a tremendous difference in your children’s lives.

“Every summer, my mother was re-teaching me to add, […]

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 […]