Category: For kids

Book review: Looking for heroes–One boy, one year, 100 letters

Like many dyslexic teenagers, Aidan Colvin can clearly identify his weaknesses. Yet everyone keeps telling him to “find his strengths.” Annoying, right? Aidan rightly asks: “how do you do that?” Looking for an answer to that question, he wrote letters to 100 dyslexic heroes to find out how they achieved success. He didn’t expect anyone to write back. Lucky for us–many of them did, and he shared them with the world in the book “Looking for heroes.”

Book review: The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People

Autumn weather has settled in here — the trees are red and orange and the […]

Ask an expert: “Ghibli movies bring you up if you are feeling down”

Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film company founded by Hayao Miyazaki in 1985. Their films […]

Book review: David Flink’s “Thinking Differently” educates and empowers

David Flink’s Thinking Differently (2014) is my favourite “parent/self help” guide to dyslexia and learning […]

Watch: New animated short film #IAmDyslexic

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

Summer reading

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

Ask an expert: Q&A with Nancy Young (part 2 of 2)

In our new series, “Ask an expert,” we talk to the professionals who devote their […]

Book review: Secret Code Actions™ – Parent Edition

When my copy of Secret Code Actions™ — Parent Edition arrived, it barely fit into […]

How i didn’t learn to read

I’m a child and this is how I learnt to read or you could say […]