If you live in a Common Core state and your student attends public school chances are they frequently are asked to "show their work". There can be significant challenges for dyslexic students showing work because to do so requires a great deal of verbal working...
Cultivating a LOVE of Reading
Q: Is it possible? A: Yes it is. The Cult of Pedagogy explored this topic from an opposite point of view, but the challenge is a formidable one, especially if a reader is dyslexic. GOOD THINGS TO DO Allow kids time to read for enjoyment. Let them choose their...
Strategic Thinking and Dyslexia Education [Premium]
There are many accomplished dyslexics who have told us that one of their greatest strengths in their current career is strategic thinking, but is there any evidence that strategy is a strength that is present in the school years, and if so, can it be better used to help students tackle the many academic hurdles […]
Dyslexic Entrepreneur’s Advice for the Road [Premium]
Great advice from Stephen Key at Additude. For many adult dyslexics, running your own business is the best way to build on strengths and create a positive working environment. Stephen offers the following helpful advice for those at the beginning their journey. “1. I prepare for every situation. My learning disability has caused me to […]