Category: Advocacy and education

5 things a 12-year-old wants you to know about dyslexia

My 12-year-old daughter has a pretty kick-ass attitude about dyslexia. It’s more of a footnote¹ to […]

Watch: New animated short film #IAmDyslexic

“Remember, you are not alone.” That is the empowering message of I AM DYSLEXIC – […]

What barriers to equality do people with dyslexia face?

Today, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the UN reports that: “Persons with […]

Why our schools need to say dyslexia

Me at three. I remember this day clearly. I insisted on dressing myself. Mismatched mittens […]

Summer reading

The Dyslexic Library is on vacation, and we’re reading: Relish: My life in the kitchen (2013) […]

2017: It’s time for change!

As a parent, I struggle daily to ensure my daughter gets the help she needs […]

Photo essay: Understanding dyslexia—the first Canadian conference

The first Canadian Dyslexia Conference was a who’s who of educators and literacy experts.