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Dyslexia and the NEW SAT

The new SAT starts March 2016.

From the New York Times,

“What’s true of the writing section is true of the new SAT in general: There’s much more to read. “The most fundamental change is that there are many, many more words,” said Aaron Golumbfskie, education director for PrepMatters. “If you don’t read well and happily, […]

My Teacher Shamed a Dyslexic and Illiterate Me. Now I’m An Author.

“As a child, I wasn’t taught the importance of an education, let alone how to use an adjective. I lived in the projects, and it smelled of despair. The only way out was by playing professional ball or hustling….That’s far from my life today. My belly now hungers for the verbs and the adjectives, […]

My Dyslexic Strength as a Writer

Dyslexic writers have what we described as the N-strength in our book, The Dyslexic Advantage. At our recent Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation, we caught up with Amber Banks who talked to us about what she felt was her dyslexic strength as a writer.

Amber told her that as a kid, she never developed a […]

Karina Eide Young Writers Award – Enter By Jan 21st

We’re pleased to announce the opening of the 2nd Annual Dyslexic Advantage – Writers Studio Karina Eide Young Writers Awards. All US students with dyslexia ages 7-17 are encouraged to apply!  Over $1000 will be awarded to students showing creativity and excellence in creative writing. All creative fiction is welcomed, including fan fiction, poetry, […]

What is Dysgraphia Video | Dyslexic Advantage

What is Dysgraphia? Dysgraphia is a specific disability that affects writing. The National Institues of Health (NIH) defines it like this: “Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person’s writing to be distorted or incorrect. In children, the disorder generally emerges when they are first introduced to writing. They […]
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