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How Hobbies of Dyslexic Children Can Point To Adult Careers

Over the next several weeks we’ll be sending out surveys on MIND Strengths in kids and adults. We’ll need your help to make this research a success, and  to whet your appetite we offer this post.
MIND strengths often reveal themselves in different, and more subtle, ways in dyslexic children than dyslexic adults. For some adult […]

The Dyslexic Advantage Vision

This is the first of several posts on the Vision and Mission Statements of Dyslexic Advantage (DA). DA’s Board has worked hard to create statements that clearly express the beliefs, values, and goals that drive DA’s work, and we’d love for everyone in our community to understand and embrace them, too.

We’ll start with DA’s Vision Statement. […]

Defining Dyslexia: Difference Not Deficit

Dyslexia has traditionally been defined as a brain-based condition that causes difficulty mastering reading-related skills, such as:

identifying and manipulating the component sounds in words (phonological processing)
sounding out words (decoding), recognizing printed words by sight, and spelling words (encoding)
reading sentences and passages quickly and accurately (fluently), and with comprehension in line with […]

Because I’m Dyslexic – What About You?

Huge thanks to these amazing people who were willing to share about What They Do Because They’re Dyslexic. It’s because, not in spite of being dyslexic.

We spend so much time talking about, debating, and meticulously pouring over challenges, but what we should never forget to find a way for everyone to fly.

We need your help to create a […]

Holiday Webinar with the Eides – Dyslexic MIND Strengths in Children and Young People

Coming next Monday Dec 15th:

Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, authors of The Dyslexic Advantage, will be talking about Dyslexic MIND Strengths in Children and Young People. Don’t Miss It!  Like all of our webinars, this event is free, although donations are gratefully accepted. Sign up HERE.