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Top Dyslexia Apps – Microsoft OneNote with Learning Tools

Today Microsoft released a great addition to its free organization – productivity app OneNote – and the two nicest things about it…it’s Free and it was created with students and adults with dyslexia in mind. As a result, Dyslexic Advantage is proud to announce that Microsoft’s OneNote Learning Tools is our first Top Dyslexia […]

Latest Research: Dyslexia, Sequential Memory, and Seeing the Big Picture [Premium]

 “My mind doesn’t work like a train track. It’s more like a web page with lots of hyperlinks.” – dyslexic honors college student. It’s refreshing to see that more researchers take an interest on dyslexia beyond reading. In this recent paper from Belgium and Missouri, the challenges of remembering sequential information  for dyslexics and non-dyslexics was […]
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Dyslexic Advantage Premium – Issue 11 Organizing Creativity [Premium]

 Premium Issue 11 October 29, 2016 Organizing Creativity, Stealth Dyslexia, Dyslexia and Self Image, Memorizing for School, What Worked for 2E Gifted Dyslexics, Art Therapy for Dysgraphia, Hands-On Math for Fractions, More Interactive Reading Strategies, Mastering Foreign Languages and More This issue has memory strategies that seem to be helpful for a majority of dyslexic folk […]
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Q & A: Can Someone Be Both Dyslexic and Autistic ? [Premium]

QUESTION: Is it Possible to Have Both Dyslexia and Autism? The short answer is yes, but it’s likely not very common and in general many of the features of dyslexia and autism are opposite. By strict criteria, low IQ and autism are excluded from the diagnosis of dyslexia. However, it is not difficult to speculate […]
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Why Students Hate to Write – A High School Teacher’s Reflections [Premium]

 “When students say that they do not like to write I ask them why. They typically respond with, “Because I hate it” … after incidents like this I cannot help but sit back and ask myself why I think they do not like to write…” One young teacher of high school students put her own […]
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Organization and Dyslexia – Top Ideas and Apps

Top Organization Strategies for Students with Dyslexia – Planning, Note-Taking, Research, and more…

1. Google Calendar

Many students work well with a large calendar in view. Post-its can be used to create a calendar from any whiteboard or wall space. Put down important test and assignment due dates, but also when studying or work on a […]

Why Does DA Focus On Dyslexia?

We’re often asked why we’ve chosen to focus our work on dyslexia. After all, we began our clinical work with learning and cognition as ‘generalists’, and our first book was on the whole spectrum of learning differences. So why did we narrow our focus?

The answer is simple: Because dyslexic people are amazing.

How We Came […]