Category: Adults

Monday motivation: Summer edition

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

Dyslexia self-acceptance in five stages

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

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 […]

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 […]

When I tell you I’m dyslexic as illustrated in owl photos

In the time it takes to say “I’m dyslexic,” I go from being a “normal” person” to being a “disabled,” “special” and occasionally even “cool” person in your eyes. Your reaction and how it makes me feel.

Disability inclusion: A little less conversation, a little more action

Disability inclusion: A little less conversation, a little more action. That’s the message driving Valuable 500—a global movement putting disability on the agenda of business leaders.

Paul Dewar: Great Canadian Dyslexic

As a child, Paul Dewar sometimes felt like an outsider, but his experience with dyslexia ultimately helped him to become an effective advocate for others. And for a decade, he served as as one of Canada’s most respected MPs.

Photo by Miranda Kate Photography

My dyslexia portrait: reading anxiety, fear and fatigue

Sounds funny for a writer, but it’s been impossible for me to find the right […]

6 things that scare dyslexics

It isn’t scary having dyslexia. What’s scary is the lack of understanding and support for […]

New report: How the working world can benefit from the dyslexic mind

A new report called “The Value of Dyslexia”, released today by Ernst and Young and […]