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3 Reasons The Dyslexia Label Is Still Important

We’re often asked, “Why do you narrow the focus of your organization to just ‘dyslexia’ rather than try to serve a broader group like ‘learning differences’ or ‘literacy’?”

This is a fair question. Some of our favorite organizations have chosen to answer it differently than we have, and to work with these broader groups and […]

New Angle for Research in Dyslexia

From researchers at Haskins Laboratories:

The focus of this study is different from those of previously conducted studies… Pugh also sees the importance of studying the advantages dyslexic individuals may have. He points out that many individuals with reading disabilities pursue careers in art, architecture, and engineering, which allow them to make use of their heightened […]

May is “MIND-Strengths Month” at Dyslexic Advantage!

Dyslexic Advantage is thrilled to announce that May will officially be “MIND-Strengths Month” for our community!

What We’ll Provide: Up-To-The-Minute Information!

During May we’ll blog on the most up to date information about the key strengths of dyslexic minds. We’ll focus especially on how to understand, recognize, build, and use the four core strengths discussed in the […]

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 […]

[PREMIUM] Students with Dyslexia Solve Math Differently

Interesting finding from the brain research lab at Georgetown. “The brains of children with dyslexia rely on unusual strategies to solve certain kinds of math problems, researchers report in NeuroImage..(also HERE). Usually, people use regions on the right side of the brain to solve math problems that require a step-by-step process, such as subtraction and […]
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