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Our Vision is a World Where Dyslexic Individuals are Known for their Strengths

IMPORTANT! Dyslexia at School Survey – Take and Share!

We have been asked by Ollie Cantos of the Office of Civil Rights to assess the current status of students with dyslexia in US Schools. Are students getting appropriate or inappropriate education in their schools?

Please take our Dyslexia at School Survey . There have been no large scale surveys of dyslexic students in schools across the United States. […]

5 Tips for Resilience and Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Resilience: The word resilience comes from the Latin word resilere, meaning to rebound. The first known use of the word resilience was when a person wanted to refer to a type of wood that would carry sudden and severe loads without break. Well, that’s exactly what we want to encourage in our […]

MIND-Strengths, Mindset, And Striking Gold With Dyslexia

Welcome to MIND-Strengths May at Dyslexic Advantage! As we begin our month-long
exploration of the strengths associated with dyslexic “wiring”, we want to start by looking at an important point about strengths and how we should think about them.

Strengths Are The Ingredients, Not The Meal

Always remember. Strengths are potentials. Capacities. Raw Materials. They are gifts with the […]

Five Stages Of Developing A Positive Dyslexic Identity

The second great paper from the Frostig Center (here) focuses on self-awareness, one of the six ‘success attributes’ we described in our previous post. (If you missed that first post, it’s here.) The paper’s concept of ‘self-awareness’ is a lot like our term ‘identity’. So ultimately this paper is about how people with dyslexia […]

Six Things People With Dyslexia Need To Succeed

At Dyslexic Advantage our focus is on dyslexic people, not just dyslexia. And our focus is on helping dyslexic people find success in all aspects of life, not just school.

We’d like to discuss two classic research papers that deeply influenced our understanding of how to help dyslexic people succeed. Both were written by a […]