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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. […]

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 […]