“I think dyslexia is an awesome word”: Marcus’ story

In 2018, 10-year-old Marcus wrote a letter to his MPP Jill Dunlop about his experiences […]

We remember

This is the day we remember. We remember all the men and women who served […]

Cupcakes and curriculum change: Dyslexia advocacy is 365 days a year

Dyslexia Awareness Month 2019 was incredible. So much good happened last month that I’m reminded […]

Great leap forward: Right to Read inquiry

The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read inquiry is personal. Our school board here […]

Thanksgiving, cooking calamities and dyslexia

This is not me! I love food-focused family holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, but I […]

2019 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry also taught himself to read and write

Not only is American professor John B. Goodenough a Nobel Prize recipient for chemistry, he […]

The times they are a changing…

From climate change to better education, our children are demanding change. Are we listening?

Everything you ever wanted to know about being dyslexic in 20 Peanuts cartoons

When I was young, I was a voracious reader of Peanuts comics. I loved the comic so much that I collected the books, wrote Peanuts creator Charles Schultz a fan letter and adopted a beagle. Hating school, feeling different, being bullied — Schultz laid it bare in his comic strip with humour and compassion. He […]

Monday motivation: Summer edition

When I started this feature, I wasn’t sure how much content I’d have to share. […]