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Karina Eide Courage and Compassion Awards Winner 2015 – Tori

Tori is one of the two winners of the Karina Eide Courage and Compassion Awards 2015. Fernette Eide had this reflection about Tori’s nomination for the Karina Awards: “We were so impressed with heart that Tori had in wanting to make better schools for other children. Courage and Compassion are sometimes the super strengths that […]

Crowdsourcing Dyslexia

Two years ago we created the founding documents for Dyslexic Advantage. One of those documents was a Statement of Values and Core Beliefs. It contained nine points, two of which are as follows:

Dyslexic individuals and their families, by virtue of their experience, possess an expert knowledge of the meaning and nature of dyslexia […]

The Dyslexic Advantage Mission II: Positive Community

Today we’ll discuss the second key aim in DA’s Mission Statement: promoting positive community.

At DA we envision a world where dyslexic people are:

known and valued for their strengths
proud of their identity
confident of their abilities
and routinely enabled to reach their full potential in school, work, and life.

To create this world, dyslexic people have to work together. This […]

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. […]