Category: History

“Hacking” the dyslexic brain

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

Using neuroscience to design effective reading programs: An interview with Dr. Devin Kearns

Education researchers like Dr. Devin Kearns are using neuroscience to design reading programs that work specifically for the dyslexic brain.

Why we need to name dyslexia: BBC interview with Professor Maggie Snowling

What is dyslexia and why do we need to “name it’? A BBC radio 4 with Professor Maggie Snowling.

Bill C-81: MP describes barriers facing dyslexic Canadians

Parliament Hill. Not just a tourist destination, the place where democracy lives. I grew up […]

Announcing: The Great Canadian Dyslexia Project

We have The Great Canadian Baking Show. The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. The Great Canadian […]

My mom, dyslexia and the #phonicsdebate

Summary: It’s nothing new that some reading experts blame parents for their children’s reading difficulties. […]

Author interview: Mary Avery Kabrich

When I’m writing, I usually listen to one song on repeat. Working on this interview […]

Book review: Learning to fly in Once Upon A Time A Sparrow

Have you ever looked up to see one little bird flying out of sync from […]

History of dyslexia: Interview with Dr. Maggie Snowling

Poor Percy F. Diagnosed with “congenital word blindness” in 1896. What happened to Percy? Did […]

History of dyslexia: Life magazine 1944

On April 10, 1944, Life magazine published a feature article about dyslexia.