All posts by lostandfoundbooks

I am unable to withstand the gravitational pull of bookstores and anything vintage. I am passionate about art, books, coffee, public radio (CBC), social justice and writing.

Great Canadian Dyslexic: Dr. Angus Reid

Name Angus Reid Birth Regina, Saskatchewan — December 17, 1947 Current home: Vancouver, BC Profession […]

Monday motivation: The Fonz, a Beatle and a pig(sy)

What does the Fonz, a Beatle and a Pig(sy) have in common? They’re all incredibly […]

Dyslexia self-acceptance in five stages

A 20-year study, released in 2002, found that dyslexics who accept their dyslexia and reframe […]

Monday motivation for dyslexics and those who love us

Need a shot of positivity with your Monday coffee? Keep reading! For dyslexics and our […]

What type of dyslexic are you? Candid, closet or confused?

A 2009 study found that the majority of adult dyslexics hide their dyslexia. Why? To […]

F is for fail

“A child has to try and fail to read for several years before being diagnosed.” […]

“For the love of reading”? Not for me.

    Readers are smarter, better, kinder, nicer and sexier? Right? Nope!! Sorry to disappoint, […]

“Hacking” the dyslexic brain

      Inventors have long been experimenting with technology to make reading and learning […]

The dyslexic journey: Not all those who wander are lost

I love this quote because it describes exactly how I feel about being dyslexic. My […]

Sunday book review: Dyslexia is my superpower (most of the time)

My own daughter taught me: dyslexic children are very good at telling you what they need to learn. Margaret Rooke’s book “Dyslexia is my superpower (most of the time)” gives these kids a voice. We need to listen.